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Connecticut Plants
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Brasenia schreberi J.F. Gmel.
  • Family: water lily (Nymphaeaceae)
  • Habitat: ponds, slow streams
  • Height: just above the water's surface
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch across
  • Flower color: reddish brown to dull purple
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: native
Brasenia schreberi J.F. Gmel.
Brasenia schreberi J.F. Gmel.