Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Pondlily, Cow-lily, Spatterdock, Yellow Pond Lily
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nuphar advena
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nuphar lutea ssp. advena
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Nuphar luteum ssp. macrophyllum 073-01-001a

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011) Nuphar advena ssp. advena

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nymphaea advena


Flowers w 5-6 large yellow sepals & numerous small petals resembling stamens, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Pondlily, Cow-lily, Spatterdock, Bonnets
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nuphar sagittifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nuphar lutea ssp. sagittifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Nuphar luteum ssp. sagittifolium 073-01-001b

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Nymphaea sagittifolia


Usually 6 petaloid sepals and numerous small inconspicuous petals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Fragrant White Water-lily, American Water-lily, Sweet Water-lily
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nymphaea odorata ssp. odorata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphaea odorata ssp. odorata
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Nymphaea odorata 073-02-001

Distinctive for its sweet-scented white showy flowers, per Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry.


range map need picture of flower of Nymphaea mexicana, Yellow Water-lily, Banana Water-lily
speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Water-lily, Banana Water-lily
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nymphaea mexicana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphaea mexicana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Nymphaea mexicana 073-02-002

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Castalia flava


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tropical Blue Water-lily
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Nymphaea elegans
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nymphaea elegans

Flowers emersed, 6-13cm diameter, opening and closing diurnally, per Flora of North America.


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"Common names should be written in lower case unless part of the name is proper and then the first letter of only the proper term is capitalized. For example, sugar maple would be written with lower case letters while Japanese maple would be written with the capital J. This is the accepted method for writing common names in scientific circles and should be familiar to the student. In this text, and many others, common names are written with capital first letters. This was done to set the name off from the rest of the sentence and make it more evident to the reader. Actually in modern horticultural writings the capitalized common name predominates." — Michael Dirr, Manual of Woody Landscape Plants