American White Waterlily (Nymphaea odorata)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: American White Waterlily (Nymphaea odorata)

Beautiful Aquatic plant, but can be aggressive, so plant in containers without holes before sinking into water features to prevent unintended self-propagation.

edible; seeds enjoyed by water fowl.

Learn: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/nymphaea-odorata

My take: http://web.archive.org/web/20121018000305/http://nativeplantwildlifegarden.com/native-plants-for-ponds

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://naeb.brit.org/uses/species/2599/

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