Hottonia inflata Elliott

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Hottonia inflata Elliott

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems ordinarily submersed, to 5 dm; lvs oblong, 2–6 cm; peduncles several, partly emersed, the successive segments progressively shorter; fls 3–10 at each node, sessile or on pedicels to 15 mm, each subtended by a linear bract; sep linear, 4–10 mm; cor 4–5 mm, white; 2n=22. Quiet shallow water or occasionally in wet soil, chiefly on the coastal plain; Me. to Fla. and La., n. in the Miss. valley to s. Ind., and irregularly to O. and W.Va. May–Aug.