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Pickerelweed… Friend of Foe?


March 23, 2021

I often get calls on how to control pickerelweed. Although this beautiful aquatic plant is a Florida native, it can spread prolifically leaving pond owners with the assumption that it's an invasive weed. Invasive plants are non-native species ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: #nativeplants, Natural Resources, Pickerelweed, Pond Plants, Ponds, Topic Tuesday, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Discover the Beauty and Role of Native Aquatic Plants – in Your Own Pond


April 14, 2016

A stand of purple flowers called “False Dragon-Heads (Physostegia spp.) growing along the St. Marks River. They are behind a stand of pickerelweed (Pontederia cordata) that has not yet bloomed. Photo by Judy Biss This is the time of ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Aquatic Plants, Farm Pond, Fish Pond, Florida Wildflowers, Native Aquatic Plants, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Pond Management, Ponds, Wetland Plants, Wetlands, Wildflowers

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