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Small 5-petaled yellow flowers with floating, heart-shaped leaves that are purple on the underside; spreads by seeds and stems on broken leaves.
|Soil and Moisture Conditions
|3-6" above water surface
|Western Oregon and Washington
|Prevention is the best strategy. Contact a professional for advice on control of yellow floating heart.
|Reproduction and Spread
|Spreads by seeds and floating plant fragments.
|Introduced to US from Eurasia as an ornamental pond plant in the 1940s.
|Native pond lily
|Dense patches exclude native plants and create a low oxygen environment that that impacts fish and wildlife.