Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4141

Emergent aquatic (rooted); Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Central & South America
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in ponds and canals. It is cultivated in aquaria and spread by throw-outs, per Weakley's Flora

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Aquatic

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer
Pale yellow to white with yellow base
Bisexual
3-merous
3 persistent sepals
3 deciduous petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Follicle

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hydrocleys nymphoides   FAMILY Alismataceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hydrocleys nymphoides   FAMILY Limnocharitaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hydrocleys nymphoides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Hydrocleys nymphoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Water Poppy


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