This is the commonest species in a large group of water-plants which can be seen covering ponds, ditches and streams with white flowers in spring and summer.
How to identify
White flowers with a yellow base to the petals. Leaves are circular and lobed and float on the water.
Where to find it
Ponds and ditches
When to find it
How can people help
The Wildlife Trusts manage many habitats sympathetically for the benefit of all kinds of wildlife. By volunteering for your local Trust you can help too and you'll make new friends and learn new skills along the way.