Nymphoides peltata
Nymphoides peltata
(yellow floating-heart)

Impact ID2160
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionWhen associated with other common free floating plants such as duckweeds, Salvinia natans, and ricciocarpus natans, these plants (Nymphoides, Nelumbo, Nymphaea, potamogeton spp.) influence light climate and species composition very drastically. Both groups shield the underlying water from sunlight thereby inhibiting photosynthesis
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2024].

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