Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Nuphar variegata Durand image
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Robert W. Freckmann

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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Nymphaeaceae
Nuphar variegata Durand
bull-head pond-lily
Nuphar: ultimately from the Persian word nufar
variegata: variegated
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Status: Native
Plant: floating, perennial aquatic; from large, spongy rhizome with the old leaf scars forming spirals
Flower: yellow with reddish color inside, 7 or more-parted, 1"-2" wide, held above the water, globe or saucer shaped, mostly 6 sepals; solitary; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:2"-6" roundly arrow-shaped with rounded sometimes overlapping lobes, leaf notch usually less than half as long as the midrib, most floating, the stalk flattened and slightly winged
Habitat: sun to shade; water less than 7' deep; in sediment soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Nuphar advena (Aiton) W.T.Aiton var. fraterna (G.S.Mill. & Standl.) Standl.
Nuphar fraterna (G.S.Mill. & Standl.) Standl.
Nuphar lutea (L.) Sm. subsp. variegata (Durand) E.O.Beal
Nymphaea americana G.S.Mill. & Standl.
Nymphaea fraterna G.S.Mill. & Standl.

         
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