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Rocky Mountain Pond Lily

Type
herb
Family
Nymphaceaceae
Genus
Nuphar
Species
polysepala
Duration
Biennial/Perennial
Location
Lost Lake
Colors
yellow
UTM East
428198
UTM North
4495809
Latitude
40.61
Longitude
-105.8488
Altitude
9303
Date
2015-07-12
Notes
In full flower this date. Nuphar polusepara is as in Ackerfield. Weber has it as Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala. An amazing ancient plant. The red/yellow checkerboard in the first photo are the yet unopened stamens.The lines on the top of the ovary in the third are stigmas.