Native Plant Communities
Alkaline, Low Nutrient Lakes
Map of Florida Lakes, from Florida Lake Watch website with the map restricted to showing lakes and ponds only. This map does not classify lakes by pH or trophic state.
Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI). 2010. Guide to the natural communities of Florida: 2010 edition. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, FL. http://fnai.org/naturalcommguide.cfm
Schiffer, Donna M. Hydrology of central Florida lakes : a Primer. U.S. Geological SurveyCircular 1137. http://fl.water.usgs.gov/PDF_files/c1137_schiffer.pdf
USF Water Institute. 2020. Florida Atlas of Lakes. https://maps.wateratlas.usf.edu/AtlasOfLakes/.
Whitney, E.N., D. B. Means, A. Rudloe. 2004. Priceless Florida: Natural Ecosystems and Native Species. Pineapple Press.
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Alkaline, Low Nutrient Lake, Lake Norris. Photo by Shirley Denton.
Nymphaea mexicana is a species typically found in clear, groundwater-fed lakes.