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Eichhornia azurea, Anchored Water Hyacinth

Eichhornia azurea

Anchored Water Hyacinth
Family: Pontederiaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunBog or aquatic plantBlue, lavender, purple flowersInvasive plant

Under water, the leaves are spear shaped but once it breaches the surface they become more rounded like other species of Water Hyacinth.

In favourable conditions it forms an amazingly beautiful hyacinth-like flower.

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Eichhornia azurea, Anchored Water Hyacinth

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