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Pistia stratiotes    ( PIIST ) 
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Other Scientific Names   Taxonomic Classification
Pistia occidentalis
  | Plantae
|--- Magnoliophyta
|------ Angiospermae
|--------- Basal monocotyledons
|------------ Alismatales
|--------------- Araceae
|------------------ Aroideae
|--------------------- Pistia

Common Names   General Information
 [ de ]  Wassersalat
 [ en ]  Nile cabbage
 [ en ]  water lettuce
 [ es ]  flor de totumo
 [ es ]  lamparilla
 [ es ]  lechuga de agua
 [ es ]  pasta murure
 [ es ]  repollito de agua
 [ fr ]  laitue d'eau
 [ fr ]  pistie
 [ it ]  pistia
 [ nl ]  slakroos
 [ pt ]  alface-da-água
 [ ru ]  водяной салат
 [ ru ]  пистия
  ..:: Notes ::..
Pantropical, exact area of origin not known. An invasive water weed which has spread to most warmer parts of the earth, including southeast USA and parts of southern Europe
WSSA list of weeds in North America
Invasive in Australia and Japan

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