Water hyacinth

Tell Me About: Water Hyacinth in Florida

Don’t let this plant’s beauty fool you! Water hyacinth, or Pontederia/Eichhornia crassipes, is a Category 1 Invasive in Florida and is currently wreaking havoc on freshwater ecosystems all across the state.

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Wildlife and Biodiversity

Check out the bills that represent a few of Florida’s most iconic critters – and what experts have to say about them.