Fanwort
Cabomba carolinia
Family: Cabombaceae

Habitat:

Lakes and streams

Location relative to water:

Floating on surface

Leaves:

  • All underwater, sometimes a few floating
  • Opposite and 2-5 cm long (1-2 inches)
  • Palmately dissected into narrow segments
  • Petioles 1.0-3.0 cm long (0.4-1.2 inches)
  • Floating leaves are oblong; 0.6-2.2 cm long (0.2-0.9 inches), lobed at ends, petiole attached at center of base

Flowers:

  • White with yellow base
  • Stalks 3-10 cm long (1-4 inches)
  • Three sepals and three petals each
 
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