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Kidneyleaf Mudplantain

General Infomation

A rooted and creeping or floating, perennial aquatic monocot found in the eastern and southern U.S.


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Species Data


Prefers fresh, shallow water. It is not a prolific grower, and is usually found growing alone.


Borne on a long petiole, and are rounded, heart-, or kidney-shaped. The small plants are low-growing and the leaves typically lay flat against sediment or water.


Inconspicuous white to pale blue, and very delicate. Blooms in late summer and early fall.

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