Water Lettuce Pistia stratiotes LinnaeusNon-native  -  Invasive    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Arales   >   Family Araceae   >   Genus Pistia   

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Water Lettuce in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/3/2017). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Water Lettuce in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2011). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

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