Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anderson

California Pest Rating Proposal for

Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anderson: Indian swampweed
Lamiales- Acanthaceae
Current Pest Rating:  A | Current Seed Rating: R
Proposed Pest Rating: A | Proposed Seed Rating: P

*Comment Period: 4/10/2019 – 5/25/2019

Raj Randhawa, 1220 ‘N’ Street, Room 221, Sacramento CA 95814, (916) 654-0317, plant.health[@]cdfa.ca.gov.

Responsible Party:

Dean G. Kelch, Primary Botanist; California Department of Food and Agriculture; 1220 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814; Tel. (916) 403-6650; plant.health[@]cdfa.ca.gov.


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Proposed Pest Rating: A

Proposed Seed Rating: P

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