Water Hyacinth

Eichhornia crassipes

Water Hyacinth

Family: Pontederiaceae

Weed class: monitor list
Native to: Parts of South America

Why Is It a Noxious Weed?

This plant is on the monitor list - it is not a listed noxious weed in Washington. Please contact its sponsor Jenifer Parsons to report locations or for more information.

How would I identify it?

For More Information

Whatcom County NWCB Fact Sheet on water hyacinth

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