[Nuphar kalmiana (Michx.) W.T.Aiton, more...]
Etymology: Nuphar: ultimately from the Persian word nufar
Plants: floating, perennial aquatic
Leaves: both submerged and floating; floating leaves 2"-4" long and broadly oval; stalks flat on the upper side
Flowers: yellow, 7 or more-parted, 3/4" wide, usually with 5 sepals; solitary; blooms June-Aug.
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 9 USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos