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Yellow Floating Heart

Scientific Name: Nymphoides peltata
 
Distinguishing Characteristics:
Leaves are heart-shaped with cleft to center; cleft is often closed.
Leaves are usually 3 to 6 inches long; leaves and flowers larger than other native floating hearts.
Yellow flower with 5 petals; petals have wavy, paper-thin margins.

This is an exotic plant.  If you observe this plant growing in the southeastern U.S., please take the time to report its location on the EDD Maps database at http://www.se-eppc.org/index.cfm.
Nymphoides peltata taken by Rob Andress

Nymphoides peltata taken by Rob Andress

Nymphoides peltata taken by Rob Andress

Nymphoides peltata taken by Rob Andress

Nymphoides peltata taken by Rob Andress

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