Cabomba caroliniana var. caroliniana 

Notes: Distribution: NW, C. & E. U.S.A. to NE. Mexico, Brazil to C. Argentina

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
  • Introduced distribution
Found in
  • Northern America Mexico Mexico Northeast
  • North-Central U.S.A. Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Oklahoma
  • Northeastern U.S.A. Connecticut
  • Indiana
  • Masachusettes
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode I.
  • Northwestern U.S.A. Oregon
  • Washington
  • South-Central U.S.A. Texas
  • Southeastern U.S.A. Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Southern America Brazil Brazil South
  • Brazil Southeast
  • Southern South America Argentina Northeast
  • Argentina South
  • Paraguay
  • Uruguay
Introduced into
  • Asia-Temperate China China Southeast
  • Eastern Asia Japan
  • Asia-Tropical Indian Subcontinent India
  • Malesia Malaya
  • Europe Middle Europe Austria
  • Netherlands


  • 1 Fischer, M.A. & Niklfeld, H. (eds.) (2011). Floristische Neufunde (99-123). Neilrichia 6: 365-396.
  • 2 van Valkenburg, J. & Pot, R. (2008). Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss (Verspreidbladige waterpest) nu ook gevestigd in de Groene Ruimte in Nederland. Gorteria; Mededelingenblad ten Dienste van de Floristiek en het Vegetatie-Onderzoek van Nederland 33: 89-92.
  • 3 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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WCS higher taxonomy
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