Yellow floatingheart

(Nymphoides peltata)


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  • Floating aquatic perennial
  • Carpets water surface with long-stalked, heart-shaped, opposite & unequal leaves; 2-6” long & wide; arising from rhizomes
  • Flowers bright yellow; 2-5 per stalk; 1” in diameter; 5 petals with fringed edges
  • Flowers June to September
  • Seeds flat & oval in shape; contained in beaked capsule