Nuphar lutea (L.) Sibth. & Sm.

Leaves are heart-shaped

Stigmatic disc

May 2008, Pascagoula River

Submerged part of Nuphar luteum leaf

  • Scientific name: Nuphar lutea (L.) Sibth. & Sm.
  • Common Name: Spatterdock, Yellow Cowlily, Yellow Pond-Lily,
  • Group: Dicot
  • Family: Nelumbonaceae (Water Chinquapin family)
  • Wetland Indicator Category: OBL
  • Growth Form: Floating, rooted
  • Grows in lakes and ponds
  • Native