Audubon’s Everglades Science Center - Photographs

 

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Water hyacinth growing in a drainage ditch.

Keywords

Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Hendry County (Fla.), Hyacinths, North and Central America, United States, Florida, Hendry, Clewiston

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1 online resource (1 photo: color)

Subject: Topical

Environmental protection; Wildlife conservation; Hendry County (Fla.); Hyacinths

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University of South Florida USF

Notes

Water hyacinth is an invasive, nonnative species that was introduced to Florida in the 1880s. In Florida, a plant population can double in size in as little as two weeks. Dated April 1955.

Keywords

Environmental protection, Wildlife conservation, Hendry County (Fla.), Hyacinths, North and Central America, United States, Florida, Hendry, Clewiston

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