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Plants

Plants included in this section are in alphabetical order by common name and are from one of the categories listed below. Wildflowers and Aquatics have been placed in separate areas.

Grasses: Flowering plants in the family Poaceae. They are pollinated by wind, and typically have "drab, green flower heads that look similar to the vegetative portions of the plant"[Aquatic].

Other Plants that are prevalent in the Wetlands, but are not classified as Wildflowers or Aquatic Plants.

For additional information on plants and trees in the Lake Waco area, please consult this document - Lake Waco Plants & Trees by Month by Eric Haskell. It provides the date the plant and/or tree was identified, habitat, and whether it is a native or Exotic.

Sources:

Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant Particulars and Photographs (use of names, not photographs).
Plant Management in Florida Waters.

Photos: Courtesy of S. Peregrine Johnson.

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