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American White Waterlily (Nymphaea odorata)

  • American White Waterlily (Nymphaea Odorata) http://www.sagebud.com/american-white-waterlily-nymphaea-odorata/
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  • American White Waterlily (Nymphaea Odorata) http://www.sagebud.com/american-white-waterlily-nymphaea-odorata/
    Credit: Edward Jaser | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • American White Waterlily (Nymphaea Odorata) http://www.sagebud.com/american-white-waterlily-nymphaea-odorata/
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Nymphaea Odorata, or more commonly know as American White Waterlily, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Nymphaea. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Nymphaea Odorata or American White Waterlily's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Alaska and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Nymphaea
  • Family: Nymphaeaceae
  • Order: Nymphaeales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) PR (N) CAN (N)
  • State Noxious Status: WA (CCW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: WA (fragrant water lily)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL) 4(NI) 5(OBL) 6(OBL) 7(OBL) 8(OBL) 9(OBL) C(OBL)




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