Weeds Watch Out:  European Frogbit Look Alikes


European Frogbit Look Alikes

Spatterdock (Nuphar spp.)

Spatterdock Drawing, University of Florida, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Line Drawing DVD Master.  Used with permission.
Spatterdock Drawing, University of Florida, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Line Drawing DVD Master. Used with permission.
  • Plant Characteristics

    • Heart shaped leaves up to 16 inches long

    • Parallel or overlapping rounded lobes

    • Yellow flowers

    • Large mid-rib

    • Found in ponds or slow moving waters



Water Lily (Nymphaea spp.)

Waterlilies, Kelly E. Somerlot, Onondaga County CCE
Waterlilies, Kelly E. Somerlot, Onondaga County CCE
Water Lily Drawing, University of Florida, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Line Drawing DVD Master.  Used with permission.
Water Lily Drawing, University of Florida, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Line Drawing DVD Master. Used with permission.
  • Plant Characteristics

    • Round leaves with pointed lobes, 6-8 inches in length

    • Many petalled white flowers float on water surface

    • Veins on leaf radiate out from where leaf and stem meet

    • Found on quiet waters

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