OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Menyanthaceae, Buckbean family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Little Floating Heart

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Nymphoides cordata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides cordata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nymphoides cordata 155-06-001   FAMILY: Gentianaceae

 

Habitat: Upland depression ponds, sluggish streams, beaverponds, primarily in the fall-line Sandhills

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Big Floating Heart, Banana Floating Heart

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Nymphoides aquatica   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides aquatica   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nymphoides aquatica 155-06-002   FAMILY: Gentianaceae

 

Habitat: Limesink ponds (dolines), other acidic and nutrient-poor water-filled depressions, sluggish streams, beaverponds, primarily in the Outer and Middle Coastal Plain

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Crested Floating Heart, Water Snowflake

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Nymphoides cristata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides cristata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds and lakes

Rare or waif(s)

Non-native: China & India

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yellow Floating Heart

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Nymphoides peltata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphoides peltata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Buckbean, Bogbean

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Menyanthes trifoliata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Menyanthes trifoliata   FAMILY: Menyanthaceae

 

Habitat: Mucky soils of mountain fens at high elevations over amphibolite (in the Blue Ridge), boggy marshes over calcareous rocks (in the Ridge and Valley), seepage swamps (in the Coastal Plain)

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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