Buck-Bean Family
3 genera
3 species
1 subspecies and varieties
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Menyanthes trifoliatabuck-bean
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington on both sides of the Cascades; Alaska south to California, east across Canada and the northern half of the United States.
Habitat: Bogs, marshes and ponds, low to mid-elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Nephrophyllidium crista-gallideer cabbage, deer-cabbage
Origin: Native
Nymphoides peltatayellow floatingheart
Distribution: Introduced as an ornamental, occasionally escaping in the Pacific Northswest.
Habitat: Ponds or sluggish streams.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: June-September