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Illustration: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 19.
What is Yellow Floating Heart?
- Long leaf stalks
- Slightly larger than American floating heart
- Yellow in color
- Underwater stem
Where Does it Grow?
Yellow floating heart is native to eastern Asia. It can be found in quiet flowing rivers, streams and lakes.
Is it Invasive?
Yellow floating heart is non-native to North America and should not be spread.
This plant is not native to North America, but has naturalized in much of the United States. While it is not illegal to possess this plant in Texas, it should not be introduced into new water bodies and should be treated with herbicide when present.