Pontederia cordata is a species of perennial herb in the family Pontederiaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Bahia, Espirito Santo, The Contiguous United States, Pará, Eastern North America, SãO Paulo, Amapá, Mata Atlântica, Pampa, Rio Grande Do Sul, Tocantins, Canada, Pantanal, Pernambuco, North America, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Sergipe, Amazônia, Caatinga, Distrito Federal, Cerrado, Rio De Janeiro, Alagoas, GoiáS, ParaíBa, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Paraná, and Santa Catarina. They have simple, broad leaves and blue flowers. Flowers are visited by Aaron's Skipper, Bombus impatiens, Vanessa cardui, and Lycoperdina. Individuals can grow to 3.2 feet.
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