Common Name(s): Water snowflake
Non-Native to Florida
This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists
UF-IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas
Download a color flyer by the USGS that compares the four Nymphoides species in Florida
Nymphoides indica is rarely found growing in the rivers of Manatee and Lee counties. It is native to tropical America but escaped from cultivation and blooms from summer to fall (Wunderlin, 2003). It looks similar to the native banana lily, Nymphoides aquatica.