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water hyacinth
Eichhornia crassipes
Eichornea crassipes

Photo courtesy of Con Lokkers.
Plant Family :Pontederiaceae
Plant Form :aquatic
Growth Habit :Floating, perennal
Description :Introduced. It makes a good compost and it's ashes are a good soil fertiliser.
Distribution :All mainland states except South Australia. Common east of the Great Dividing Range.
Weed Status :Severe weed problem
Introduced :Yes
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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