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Ipomoea aquatica Forsskal
Water Spinach
Convolvulaceae : Morning Glory Family

Description Trailing herb
Native: No
Habitat: Wetlands

Trailing habit of Water Spinach

Links
Federal Noxious Weeds List
Flora of China
A Guide to Common Vegetables
An Important Vegetable in Asia
Nonindigenous Aquatic Plants
Susceptibility to Sweet Potato Phytoreovirus
Ung Choy
USDA Weed Alert
Water Spinach with Bean Curd

Page Credits:
Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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