Be Wary! One Stalk of Water Hyacinth Could Destroy an Ecosystem

An ambitious aquatic plant aka — Eichhornia crassipes

Photo by the author — Water Hyacinth

It can be love at first sight with these gorgeous lavender-pink flowers. Their soft velvety mass of flowers can rise a meter above waters against the backdrop of a water carpet of buoyant green pads. The sunray bounces of these delicate petals creating a striking yet…