Large Yellow Pond or Water Lily: Spatter-dock.

Nymphaea advena. Water Lily Family. May - Sept.

Found in shallow, stagnant water. Nova Scotia to Gulf States, west to Rocky Mountains.

Flowers

Yellow, more or less tinged with green and purple, 6 unequal divisions; flowers borne erect on thick stems.

Leaves

Large, deeply cleft at the base, floating.

Yellow Pond Lily.

Yellow Pond Lily.