Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park


Fringed Water Lily
Nymphoidis peltata
of the Bogbean family
a perennial
10 -35 cm high
blooms April - June
likes water such as bogs, ponds, marshes
can be seen at the pond.

The flowers of this plant are much smaller than those of the true water lily (Nymphaeaceae). It is thought to be native in the fenlands of Norfolk and the Thames valley. It is pollinated by insects..