Text and Photos by Donna Bollenbach, Suncoast Chapter
|Golden Club, Alderman Ford Preserve, Hillsborough County|
photo by Donna Bollenbach
|The Waxy leaves repel water.|
Photo by Donna Bollenbach
|The large leaves and underwater roots provide shelter|
for small fish and frogs. Photo by Donna Bollenbach
FNPS: Golden Club
USF Plant Atlas: Orontium aquaticum L.
Donna Bollenbach is a member of the Suncoast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society in Hillsborough County Florida, and editor of the FNPS blog.