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Nuphar lutea

Nuphar lutea (L.) Sm.

Yellow Pond Lily, Yellow Cow Lily, Cow Lily, Spatter Dock, Wakas

Nymphaeaceae (Water-Lily Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Nuphar leuteum

Yellow Cow Lily


Location: E edge of Salado Creek, S of low water crossing from main base of Ft. Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In slow flowing, fresh water (often flooded). Full afternoon sun. Many.

Description: Aquatic herb w/slender rhizomes rooted in mud. Leaves orbicular, centrally peltate, raised above the water on stout petioles, to 3 dm dia in this colony. Peduncle stout, rising above water. Flower solitary, corolla pale-yellow. Outer (4-5) sepals green, inner ones similar to petals.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 24. 1994
Specimen number: 614

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0900
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: SCXXB (In flower) Nuphar leuteum (L.) Sibth & Sm. ssp. macrophyllum (small) E.O. Beal (incl. var tomentosum Nutt., N. microcarpa Mill & Standl., N. advena of Texas Authors, not (Ait.) Ait f) Harry Cliffe, Sept 9, 1994

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