Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Water-lily, white or fragrant
​Nymphaea odorata

​Family: Water-lily
Native to Ontario
Perennial

Blooms: June to September
Habitat: Slow-moving or still water.

​Flower: 7-12 cm. Opens in the morning and closes later in the day.

Leaf: Large roundish with V notch; purple beneath.

Stems cary oxygen from the leavs to rhizomes in the bond bed.