Calflora
Taxon  Report   10994    
Nuphar polysepala  Engelm.
Rocky mountain pond-lily
Nuphar polysepala
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Nuphar polysepala
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Nuphar polysepala
© 2005 Steve Matson
Nuphar polysepala, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is native to California.

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Nuphar polysepala
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: NYMPHAEACEAE  
Genus: Nuphar
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala
More information about  Nuphar polysepala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (NULUP)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).