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bog hyacinth
Monochoria cyanea
Plant Family :Pontederiaceae
Plant Form :aquatic
Growth Habit :Hairless, perennial, aquatic herb 30-40cm tall, with a creeping rootstock from which roots extend into the mud.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period. December to April.
Description :Food plant for water birds.
Distribution :Northern Australia to inland northern N.S.W., in stationary or slow flowing, shallow lagoons or in shallow swamps.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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