Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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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
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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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