Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


970

Floating-leaved aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in GA Mtns)

Look for it in lakes, ponds, natural depression ponds, old millponds, slow-flowing rivers (blackwater & brownwater), tidal freshwater marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun Aquatic

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
5-14 petaloid sepals
Numerous petals

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Berry-like

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Basal Angiosperms (flowering plants): Nymphaeales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Nuphar advena   FAMILY Nymphaeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Nuphar lutea ssp. advena   FAMILY Nymphaeaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 073-01-001a:
Nuphar luteum ssp. macrophyllum   FAMILY Nymphaeaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Nymphaea advena

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Nuphar advena ssp. advena

 

COMMON NAME:
Broadleaf Pondlily, Cow-lily, Spatterdock, Yellow Pond Lily