Nymphaea mexicana Zuccarini. Subgenus: Nymphaea. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Sluggish or stagnant waters; scattered in occurrence and possibly introduced from farther south, but the introduction agents may well be wild ducks, such as canvasbacks. Dist: Ne. NC south to s. FL, west to TX, also in sw. United States and Mexico.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Fl2, FNA3, GW2, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, RAB, Tx, WH3, Borsch et al (2014), Borsch et al (2017), Woods et al (2005a), Woods et al (2005b); = Castalia flava (Leitn.) Greene – S