Native SpeciesLittle floating heart

Nymphoides cordata
NOT FOUND by OOB_lfheart7
2009-06-03
Old Orchard Beach
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Field Notes
I am happy because I got to go to Milliken mills pond with my science class. We were trying to identify the native plant little floating heart.We did not find any milfoil. That is good because the pond is healthy.I can see down to the bottom because the water is so clear.I could hear nature sounds. there were lots of trees there.In the water their was some branches. I am surprised that I did not find any of the Little Floating Heart because there was a lot of spadderduck. I am also surprised that when we threw the weed weasle intno the water, When we pulled it out it brought nothing back. some of the questions that I ran into is that there was no fish swimming where we were.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
I know that I did not find the little floating heart because the type of plant we found had larger lilly pads. The lenght across is a lot longer than the lilly pad of The Little Floating Heart.
Photo of my evidence.
The flowers were yellow instead of white.
Photo of my evidence.
The stems were a lot thicker and longer then the stems on the Little Floating Heart.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Nymphoides cordata
Common name:
Little floating heart
Sampling method: 
Weed weasel
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.542970 °
Longitude: 
W -70.396810 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Freshwater - In a pond or lake
Trip Information
Name:
Milliken Mills Pond 7
Trip date: 
Wed, 2009-06-03 08:30
Town or city: 
Old Orchard Beach
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Freshwater
Watershed: 
Saco
MIDAS Code: 
6859
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
30 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
Water temperature: 
19.2°C
pH: 
8.0
Dissolved oxygen: 
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