Invasive SpeciesFringed water lily

Nymphoides peltata
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by SJTeam22 thinks its good
Peer reviewed by SJTeam23 thinks its good
Field Notes
I see the pond, i hear the cars and the water moving, and I smell the fresh air by the water. I am surprised by what I didn't find because we didn't find any interesting things, no fish or plants. just dirt and water and leaves. So we didn't find much at all.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
This one doesn't have a rip in it, and its not the right size and shape. It also has a stem. So we know that, that's not the one.
Photo of my evidence.
This one is also the wrong size and shape.
Photo of my evidence.
This one is way to small and skinny. it has spots on it so we know its not this one.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Nymphoides peltata
Common name:
Fringed water lily
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.446940 °
W -70.780720 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Freshwater - In a pond or lake
Trip Information
#1 Pond
Trip date: 
Fri, 2012-10-12 08:00
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
MIDAS Code: 
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
Evidence of vectors: 
Numer one pond runs to the ocean so maybe a invasive species could get in through the ocean.
Water temperature: 
Dissolved oxygen: 


I'm glad you didn't find Nymphoides peltata as it is an especially aggressive invasive species.

One quick clue for determing whether your find is/isn't Np is to look at how many leaves derive from one stem. Each rooted stem of Np supports a branched group of several leaves whereas native lilies have only one leaf per stem. --P

Nice job knowing that the plants you took pictures of were not your plant. It seems like you did your research!