Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Nuphar microphylla (Pers.) Fernald image
Photographer: Eric J. Epstein           

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Robert Bierman
Family Nymphaeaceae
Nuphar microphylla (Pers.) Fernald
yellow pond-lily
Nuphar: ultimately from the Persian word nufar
microphylla: micro for "small;" phyllon for "leaf"
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Status: Native
Plant: floating, perennial aquatic
Flower: yellow, 7 or more-parted, 3/4" wide, usually with 5 sepals; solitary; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:both submerged and floating; floating leaves 2"-4" long and broadly oval; stalks flat on the upper side
Habitat: ponds

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Flora of North America (off site)
Nuphar kalmiana (Michx.) W.T.Aiton
Nuphar lutea (L.) Sm. subsp. pumila (Timm) E.O.Beal
Nuphar minima (Willd.) Sm.
Nuphar pumila auct. pro parte, non (Timm) DC.
Nymphaea microphylla Pers.

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