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Nymphoides cordata

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Description

Little Floatingheart is a freshwater aquatic plant with delicate white flowers in the buckbean family.

Habitat: Upland depression ponds, sluggish streams, beaverponds, primarily in the fall-line Sandhills

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#water garden#white flowers#water plant#NC native#aquatic plant#native water plant#food source summer#Coastal OBL#food source herbage#Piedmont Mountains OBL#bird friendly#food source hard mast fruit#mammals#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#water garden#white flowers#water plant#NC native#aquatic plant#native water plant#food source summer#Coastal OBL#food source herbage#Piedmont Mountains OBL#bird friendly#food source hard mast fruit#mammals#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Nymphoides
    Species:
    cordata
    Family:
    Menyanthaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eastern U.S.A. and Canada
    Distribution:
    AL , CT , DE , FL , GA , LA , MA , MD , ME , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SC , VT. Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Heat and drought tolerant.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Water Plant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Frequent Standing Water
    Moist
    Occasionally Wet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Fruit displays from May to September.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    White flowers bloom from April to August.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Pond
    Riparian
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Water Garden