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Limnophila sessiliflora (Asian marshweed; ambulia; limnophila; Shi long wei)

Synonyms: Ambulia sessiliflora; Benjaminia glabra; Hottonia sessiliflora; Limnophila griffithii; Limnophila taoyuanensis; Stemodia sessiliflora; Stemodiacra sessiliflora; Terebinthina glabra; Terebinthina sessiliflora

Wikipedia Abstract

Dwarf Ambulia; Ambulis; Asian Marshweed
View Wikipedia Record: Limnophila sessiliflora

Invasive Species

Limnophila sessiliflora is an aquatic perennial herb that can exist in a variety of aquatic habitats. It is fast growing and exhibits re-growth from fragments. Limnophila sessiliflora is also able to shade out and out compete other submersed species. 2-4,D reportedly kills this species.
View ISSG Record: Limnophila sessiliflora


Lifespan [1]  Annual/Perennial
Structure [1]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  


North America;



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1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
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