Specimen Information

Nymphoides peltata
Nymphoides peltata
(yellow floating-heart)

Specimen ID878189
Common Nameyellow floating-heart
LocalityRose Garden Pond, University of Michigan Dearborn Environmental Study Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDetroit
HUC8 Number04090004
HUC10 NameRiver Rouge
HUC10 Number0409000404
HUC12 NameAshcroft Sherwood Drain-River Rouge
HUC12 Number040900040406
Collection Day22
Collection Month4
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayplanted ornamental
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27950
Author:Michigan State University Board of Trustees.
Title:Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
Publisher:Michigan State University. Department of Entomology - Applied Spatial Ecology and Technical Services Laboratory
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28017
Author:Kucher, K.
Title:DNR removes high-threat aquatic invasive plant from Dearborn pond
Publisher:Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Reference 3
Ref. Number:34027
Author:Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Title:Invasive yellow floating heart successfully eradicated from two Southeast Michigan locations
Publisher:Michigan Department of Natural Resources
CommentsDiscovered in 2015, but likely established before 1950. Treatment ongoing since Sept. 2015. MISIN occurrence "Following manual removal of the plants in 2016, no yellow floating heart plants have been observed at either site during monitoring efforts in 2017, 2018 and 2019."
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierKucher, Kile
Sizeless than 1000 sq ft


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/3/2024].

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