Water hyacinth facts for kids
|Common water hyacinth (E. crassipes)|
Water hyacinths are flowering plants in the genus Eichhornia. There are seven species. It belongs to the family Pontederiaceae of the order Commelinales. The water hyacinth is one of the fastest growing water plants. It is native to South America. It was introduced to the USA in 1884.
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