Indian Swampweed

Other Common Names:

(Hygrophila polysperma)


Indian swampweed has compound leaves with opposite leaflets that can be emersed or submersed and are broader at the tip. This plant is uncommon.


Indian swampweed has branching stems that grow upright, are brown in color, and have a tough texture. Compound leaves have opposite leaflets that can be emersed or submersed. They are usually broader at the tip. The tops of the leaves are brown to olive green with a yellow pattern; the bottoms of the leaves are burgundy.


Indian swampweed is uncommon in the United States.


fragments, roots