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Nymphaea jamesoniana Planchon. Subgenus: Hydrocallis. Night-blooming Waterlily, Jameson’s Waterlily. Hab: Ponds, canals, and sloughs; perhaps only introduced in our area. Dist: FL peninsula; West Indies; Mexico, Central America, and South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Neotropics

Other Comments: Flowers in the evening, from about 9 p.m. to midnight.

Synonymy: = Fl2, FNA3, GW2, K3, K4, Mex, WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL

Heliophily ?: 9

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