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FRINGED WATER-LILY Nymphoides peltata (Menyanthaceae) Aquatic. Perennial water plant. Recalls Yellow Water-lily but smaller in all respects and with entirely different flowers. Grows in still or slow-flowing water. FLOWERS are 30-35mm across and comprise 5 fringed petals; borne on stalks rising just above the waters’ surface (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are 3-8cm across, rounded or kidney-shaped and floating. STATUS-Locally common in S England and naturalised elsewhere.
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FRINGED WATER-LILY Nymphoides peltata (Menyanthaceae) Aquatic. Perennial water plant. Recalls Yellow Water-lily but smaller in all respects and with entirely different flowers. Grows in still or slow-flowing water. FLOWERS are 30-35mm across and comprise 5 fringed petals; borne on stalks rising just above the waters’ surface (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are 3-8cm across, rounded or kidney-shaped and floating. STATUS-Locally common in S England and naturalised elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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