Specimen Information

Nymphoides peltata
Nymphoides peltata
(yellow floating-heart)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1322794
GroupPlants
GenusNymphoides
Speciespeltata
Common Nameyellow floating-heart
StateMA
CountyNantucket
Localityprivate ornamental koi pond adjacent to Burchell's and Miacomet Ponds
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameNantucket Island
HUC10 Number0109000207
HUC12 NameNantucket Island
HUC12 Number010900020700
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29185
Author:Finger, J.L. (curator), and J. Blyth (collections).
Date:2016
Title:Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association Herbarium (NMMA)
Publisher:Maria Mitchell Association
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsGrowing in large patches in ornamental koi pond adjacent to larger modified pond (Burchell's Pond) that in turn flows into Miacomet pond via a ditch and sheet flow during times of high water. While not yet in middle pond or Miacomet yet as far as we can tell, it seems possible that the plant could migrate during flooding into the modified pond and then on to Miacomet Pond. EDDMapS report
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recorddrainage
DisposalMaria Mitchell Herbarium
VerifierKelly Omand
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower
Size200 sq ft
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