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Nymphoides indica -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Nymphoides indica

Non-Native to Florida

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    Nymphoides indica is rarely found growing in the rivers of Manatee and Lee counties. It is native to tropical America but escaped from cultivation and blooms from summer to fall (Wunderlin, 2003).. It looks similar to the native banana lily, Nymphoides aquatica.

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    View the map to see this plant's current US distribution, according to Colette Jacono of the U.S. Geological Survey.

    Download a color flyer by the USGS that compares the four Nymphoides species in Florida