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Water Spinach Ipomoea aquatica Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Water Spinach 
Scientific Name(s): Ipomoea aquatica 
Common Name(s): Chinese water spinach, Wasserspinat, cancon, espinaca acuática, kangkong, kangkung, liseron d'eau, patate aquatique, phak bung, sallatsipomea, sumpfkohl, swamp morning glory, wasserspinat, water spinach, water-convolvulus, weng cai, yō-sai 
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Description: Federal noxious weed 
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