Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 4 taxa.

Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Little Floating Heart
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Nymphoides cordata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides cordata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nymphoides cordata 155-06-001

 

Look for it in upland depression ponds, sluggish streams, beaverponds, primarily in the fall-line Sandhills

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Big Floating Heart, Banana Floating Heart
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Nymphoides aquatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides aquatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nymphoides aquatica 155-06-002

 

Look for it in limesink ponds (dolines), other acidic & nutrient-poor water-filled depressions, sluggish streams, beaverponds, primarily in Outer & Middle Coastal Plain

Uncommon, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Crested Floating Heart, Water Snowflake
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Nymphoides cristata
(?) PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides cristata

 

Look for it in ponds and lakes

Rare. Introduced for water gardens/aquariums, considered a noxious aquatic weed

Non-native: China & India

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yellow Floating Heart
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Nymphoides peltata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides peltata

 

Look for it in ponds

Waifs. It is sold for cultivation in water gardens and will likely spread.

Non-native: Europe

 


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"Molecular biology, specifically the advent of DNA testing and analysis, has brought about a virtual revolution in the biological sciences, especially in the realm of classification and systematics, or taxonomy. Many plants and other organisms thought to be unrelated under the old systems are now revealed to share genetics closely in common — and some long classified as near relatives have been discovered to bear physical resemblances only." — John Eastman, Book of Field and Roadside.