Wetland Plants I

Wetland Environments
Thomas A. Eddy

The following pictures illustrate obligate and facultative plants typical of wetlands in the central United States. Common and scientific generic names are given for each plant. Click on small images to see larger versions.

Water Lily
Nymphaea
White Water Crowfoot
Ranunculus
American Lotus
Nelumbo
American Lotus
Nelumbo
Pondweed (broad leaf)
Potamogeton
Pondweed (in flower)
Potamogeton
Pondweed (narrow leaf)
Potamogeton
Pondweed (mixed leaf)
Potamogeton
Floating Water Hyacinth
Eichhornia
Duckweed
Lemna
Cattail
Typha
Cattail (marsh)
Typha
Bladderwort
Utricularia
Frog Fruit
Lippia
Halberdleaf Rose Mallow
Hibiscus
American Germander
Teucrium
Buttonbush
Cephalanthus
Marsh Marigold
Caltha
Aquatic Primrose
Ludwigia
Watercress
Radicula
Prairie Cordgrass
Spartina
Smartweed
Polygonum
Cyperus Sedge
Cyperus
Algae
Pithophora


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