Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Nymphoides peltata (Gmel.) Kuntze image
Photographer: Kurt Stüber           

Paul Skawinski

Paul Skawinski

Paul Skawinski
Family Menyanthaceae
Nymphoides peltata (Gmel.) Kuntze
yellow floating heart
Nymphoides: like Nymphaea which is from Greek and Roman mythology probably referring to attractive and playful water nymphs of the same habitat
peltata: shield-shaped
  Prohibited Invasive - Eradicate!  Stop It symbol- click for definition
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
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Status: Introduced - locally established; ecologically invasive
Plant: floating aquatic
Flower: bright yellow, 5-parted, less than 1" wide

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All Nymphoides list Google- Images or Text
Limnanthemum peltatum Gmel.
Nymphoides nymphaeoides (L.) Britton

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