Nuphar luteum (L.) Sibthorp & Smith
Family - Nymphaeaceae
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Flowering - May - October.
Habitat - Pond, sloughs, borders of streams.
Origin - Native to U.S., Cuba, and Mexico.
Other info. - This common aquatic species can be found mainly in the Ozark region of Missouri. The plant is very easy to identify because of its oval leaves (which are split at the basal end) and its yellow, globose flowers.
Photographs taken at Rocky Falls, Shannon County, MO., 6-13-03.