Nymphoides cordata
little floatingheart

Nymphoides cordata
Nymphoides cordata
Photo courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Nymphoides cordata
Common name: little floatingheart
Group: dicot
Family: Menyanthaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: float on top of water surface
Foliage: heart shaped, long stalked, with an "angel's wings" pattern in maroon
Flower: white, 1/2" across
Flowering time: blooms early July to late August
Habitat: ponds, slow streams
Range in New Jersey: local through the Coastal Plain, decreasing inland
Heritage ranking, if any: S3, LP, HL