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Nuphar

Nuphar spp.

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Nuphar lutea (habitus)
Nuphar variegatum 3 PP
American Spatterdock
Nuphar lutea (flowers)
Nuphar lutea 4478

Overview

A genus of 18 accepted species of rhizomatous, deciduous aquatic perennial plants in the Nymphaceae family native to the Northern Hemisphere from temperate to subarctic zones. They have disc-shaped, floating leaves and spherical flowers held above the water surface. They can be grown in still or running water down to a depth of 5m.