Pontederia cordata

Common Names: Pickerelweed, pickerel weed
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Pontederiaceae family

A monocotyledonous aquatic plant native to North and South America. The species is tristylous, meaning the styles of individual plants (leaves and flowers) occur in three different morphs, with most populations containing all three. Has purple flowers with yellow markings.

It can be found on pond and lake margins. Blooms late summer.

Primary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Secondary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.