Nymphaea leibergii Morong
Common Name: PYGMY POND-LILY
Synonym: Nymphaea tetragona
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: E

N. tetragona of Michigan Flora.

Thus far known in Michigan only from a stream at the head of Duncan Bay, Isle Royale (Veirs in 1963, MICH, IRP), but to be sought elsewhere in the Lake Superior region. A circumpolar species, described originally from Siberia, N. leibergii barely enters the northern United States.

Locations

Keweenaw County
    Only on Isle Royale

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1729.