The Yellow Floating Heart

By Eryn

About The Yellow Floating Heart

The Yellow Floating grows from a rootstock which is the water.The seeds attachs to water.The Yellow Floating Heart grows into the water 0.5-4 meters deep.It can also survive in wet mud.It grows July-September.They grow in two or five flower stalks.The Yellow Floating Hearts seeds can attach to animals,such as dogs.They grow a few inches above the waters surface.The Yellow Floating Heart likes growing in marshes.The leaves are 3-10cm,and are usually pink or purple coloured underneath.Each flower has five bright yellow petals.The Yellow Floating Heart is not native to Canada.

Why might is the Yellow Floating Heart invasive?

The Yellow Floating Heart is invasive,because it creates low oxygen underneath there leaves.It shades out some native water plants!The Yellow Floating Heart is mostly in slow moving waters,you usually do water activities in slow moving waters,and if you were to have a lake with The Yellow Floating Heart in it,it's harder to do water activities.Such as water skiing,fishing,swimming,and boating! Broken petals or leaves create more leaves and Yellow Floating Hearts.The Yellow Floating Heart can escape natural water ways by flooding waters or attaching it's seeds.

Where is The Yellow Floating Heart Mostly Found in Canada?

The Yellow Floating Heart is also found in Halifax,Canada

Where Did The Yellow Floating Heart Come From?

The Yellow Floating Heart is native to Asia and Europe.The Yellow Floating Heart was introduced to Canada in the 19th century.

Where else is The Yellow Floating Heart found than Canada,Asia,and Europe?

The Yellow Floating Heart is also found in Washington,DC. There is a look alike plant that is native to Washington,so make sure you don't get rid of the native plant rather than The Yellow Floating Heart.