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Nymphaea capensis Thunb. var. zanzibariensis
(Casp.) Conard
Cape blue waterlily

Nymphaea capensis
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, February 2015
Naturalized in eastern Palm Beach County, Florida, USA.

Family: Nymphaeaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Nymphaea capensis var. zanzibariensis available from :

Nymphaea capensis var. zanzibariensis has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized

Nymphaea capensis var. zanzibariensis has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Beach County Not Native, Naturalized

Nymphaea capensis var. zanzibariensis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Nymphaea capensis
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, February 2015
Naturalized in eastern Palm Beach County, Florida, USA.
Nymphaea capensis
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, February 2015
Naturalized in eastern Palm Beach County, Florida, USA.
Nymphaea capensis
Copyright by: Keith J. Buttry, February 2015
Naturalized in eastern Palm Beach County, Florida, USA.