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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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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.
Much of the surface area of Silver Lake is dominated by spatterdock
(Nuphar advena) and the majority of its shoreline is composed of cat-tails, sedges, and smartweeds.
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.