Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


971

Aquatic (rooted), Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon (an endemic)

Look for it in blackwater streams, rivers, and lakes, in swift, sluggish, or stagnant water, extending downriver into freshwater tidal areas, per Weakley's Flora

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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 sagittifolia   FAMILY Nymphaeaceae

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Nymphaea sagittifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Pondlily, Cow-lily, Spatterdock, Bonnets