Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
Includes species listed as a Federal Noxious Weed under the Plant Protection Act, which makes it illegal in the U.S. to import or transport between States without a permit.
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source. Or, to display all related content view all resources for Water Spinach.
USDA. APHIS. PPQ. Center for Plant Health Science and Technology; California Department of Food and Agriculture.
USDA. ARS. National Genetic Resources Program. GRIN-Global.
State and Local Government
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Ipomoea aquatica. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].
Langeland, K.A., and H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Ipomoea aquatica (PDF | 70 KB) In: Identification and Biology of Non-Native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas (2nd ed., p.67). Gainesville: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Lee, J. 1998. Handle this spinach with care. Agricultural Research 46(6): 26.