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|Family: Menyanthaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nymphoides||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nymphoides peltata (S.G. Gmel.) Kuntze
Habit: Heterostylous. Stem: < 160 cm, creeping; flowering stems floating. Leaf: 3--10 cm wide; margin wavy or entire. Inflorescence: flowers 2--5. Flower: pedicel 3--10 cm, +- thick; calyx lobes lance-oblong; corolla 30--40 mm diam, yellow, lobe margins wide, thin, wavy, fringed-ciliate; styles < filaments on some pls, > filaments on others. Seed: ovate, flat, coarsely ciliate. Chromosomes: 2n=54.
Ecology: Still water, slow-moving rivers; Elevation: +- 1100 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNH (Trout Lake, El Dorado Co.), CCo (reported); Distribution Outside California: Washington, northeastern United States, Arkansas, Arizona; native to Eurasia, Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep Note: Cult in aquatic gardens; listed as invasive in many states.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert F. Thorne, C. Barre Hellquist & William J. Stone
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Previous taxon: Nymphoides
Next taxon: Molluginaceae
Citation for this treatment: Robert F. Thorne, C. Barre Hellquist & William J. Stone 2017. Nymphoides peltata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34809, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.