BCP/Pontederia cordata

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Pontederia cordata

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Profile for Pontederia cordata (Pickerelweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Aquatic
Flowers:A large purple spike
Foliage:Large and waxy. Arrowhead to heart shaped.
Stem:Succulent
Growing Conditions:Ponds, Lake edges, rivers, streams, marshes
Fruit:Small nut-like fruits with toothed edges (edible).
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Regional data:
New Hampshire: (native) June, July, August

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This page is a profile for the plant species Pontederia cordata, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.