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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B
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Also known as Nuphar lutea
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Marshes, ponds, swamps, rivers, streams.|
|Recommended Uses:||Water gardens and ponds.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Aquatic (always flooded) ----- to ----- Aquatic|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil/Substrate:||Pond, lake, or stream bottom, Organic material (muck)|
Provides structure for fish, frogs, etc. in aquatic settings.
Pollinated by flies and beetles. Several bees have been documented visiting this species including Hylaeus schwarzi, Evylaeus nelumbonis and Apis mellifera (honeybee) (Deyrup et al. 2002).