spatterdock


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spatterdock:

see water lilywater lily,
common name for some members of the Nymphaeaceae, a family of freshwater perennial herbs found in most parts of the world and often characterized by large shield-shaped leaves and showy, fragrant blossoms of various colors.
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spatterdock

spatterdock

Leaves look like typical water lily, but flowers are yellow cup-like. Root used for stomach problems, heart, inflammation, spasms, constricts blood vessels. Do not take too much.
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cinerea are spatterdock and creeping yellow primrose (Ludwigia spp.).
Over the last 50 years, Silver Lake has slowly accumulated silt from runoff and organic matter from the growth of aquatic macrophytes, and is now largely covered by spatterdock.
Muskrat, which normally maintain open channels through the spatterdock, creating habitat for the state-listed species recorded here, could not forage under these conditions.
He particularly favors spatterdock, because of its root system, which offers spawning habitat.
Kirkwood Lake, which is bordered by Voorhees and Lindenwold, has been plagued by vegetation such as spatterdocks and is increasingly shallow, making it at times virtually unusable.
Hydrophyte sub-wetland consists of areas covered with floating vegetation such as spatterdocks (Nuphar lutea), white waterlilies (Nymphaea odorata), floating-leaf pondweed (Potamogeton natans), etc.