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Aquatic Plants: Water Hyacinth Illustration

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Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), watercolor pencil & watercolor
Commissioned by: FLW Outdoors Magazine
FLW Outdoors Magazine

About Water Hyacinth:
Water hyacinth is not native to the United States, having been introduced in 1884 from South America. It is a free-floating perennial plant. It is invasive, as it is one of the fastest growing plants.

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida (monocotyledons or monocots, having one cotyledon, or embryonic leaf, in the seed)
Order: Liliales
Family: Pontederiaceae
Genus: Eichhornia
Species: Eichhornia crassipes

More information about Water Hyacinths:
Aquatic Species: Water Hyacinth
Wikipedia: Water Hyacinth

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