OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Menyanthaceae, Buckbean family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Little Floating Heart

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Nymphoides cordata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides cordata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nymphoides cordata 155-06-001   FAMILY: Gentianaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides aquatica   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nymphoides aquatica 155-06-002   FAMILY: Gentianaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides cristata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

 

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   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides peltata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

 

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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"Our great-aunt loved the fields, the hills, cotton plants, the clear star in our evening sky, the bastard saffron blossoms and moon vines, the crimson poke, and the south wind and the fierce Southern sun, shining straight down, a hundred degrees in the shade. She watched the white drift of the plum trees, the dogwood and the yellow jessamine and jewelweeds and the wild Indian turnips. She heard the hidden song of the hermit thrush." — Ben Robertson, Red Hills and Cotton