Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Nuphar advena (Aiton) R. Brown ex W.T. Aiton. Section: Astylus. Broadleaf Pondlily. Phen: Apr-Oct. Hab: Lakes, ponds, natural depression ponds, old millponds, slow-flowing rivers (blackwater and brownwater), tidal freshwater marshes. Dist: The most widespread and common Nuphar in e. North America, ranging from ME west to WI, south to s. FL, Cuba, TX, and n. Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, Il, Mi, NcTx, NE, Pa, Tn, Va, WV; = Nuphar advena ssp. advena – Fl2, K3, K4, Mo3, NY, WH3, Padgett (1999), Padgett (2007); = Nuphar lutea ssp. advena – K1; = Nuphar luteum ssp. macrophyllum – GrPl, GW2, RAB, Tx, W, Beal (1956); < Nuphar advena – FNA3; > Nuphar advena – F, G; > Nuphar fluviatile – F, G; > Nuphar puteorum – F; > Nymphaea advena – S; > Nymphaea chartacea – S; > Nymphaea fluviatilis – S; > Nymphaea macrophylla – S

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