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Nymphoides indica

Nymphoides indica
water snowflake
Nymphoides indica
Here pictured with Lily's floating froggy

Common name water snowflake
Family menyanthaceae
Life cycle tender perennial (Z9b)
Flowers white/yellow
Size floating aquatic
Light sun

Tropical water plant with purple-blotched floating leaves (much smaller than those of water lilies) and densely hairy yellow-centered bright white flowers.

water snowflake
In the morning, before the flowers open, the white buds resembling miniature eggs held above the leaves give water snowflake a charming appearance

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pond

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