Pontederiaceae of Maine
(Kingdom Plantae, Monocots)

(updated 10 October 2020)

Pontederiaceae - pickerelweed family
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Maine is home to 2 species in 2 gener (hybrids excluded). If you know which species you have or are interested in learning about, click on the appropriate link from the species list below. Otherwise, to determine which species your plant is, refer to the table below the species list.

   Heteranthera (1 species)
      Heteranthera dubia - grass-leaved mud-plantain
   Pontederia (1 species)
      Pontederia cordata - pickerelweed

char. 1 char. 2 char. 3 char. 4
Heteranthera dubia
Pontederia cordata

Heteranthera (mud-plantain)
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Heteranthera dubia (grass-leaved mud-plantain) - [information to be added]

Pontederia (pickerelweed)
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Pontederia cordata (pickerelweed) - [information to be added]

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   1. Taxonomy and nomenclature follow Flora Novae Angliae by Arthur Haines (2011, Yale University Press, ISBN 978-0-300-17154-9).