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Creeping Burhead

Scientific Name: Echinodorus cordifolius   

Distinguishing Characteristics
Leaves spade-shaped, with shallow cleft at petiole; petioles are grooved; leaves have 3 to 5 primary veins.
Flowers on short stalks whorled around leafless stalk; whorls are intermittent along a long arching stalk.
Usually restricted to shoreline.

Echinodorus cordifolius taken by Graves Lovell

Echinodorus cordifolius taken by Graves Lovell

Echinodorus cordifolius taken by Graves Lovell


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