White Waterlilies are indigenous to Maine waters. They grow in still water. The leaves, called Lily Pads provide habitat for fish underneath them and places for frogs and dragonflies. A Blue Fronted Dancer is seen in these photographs in Phippsburg, Maine , For a list of protected and endangered wildflowers in Maine see http://plants.usda.gov/java/threat Wildflowers should be left undisturbed where they are found. To uproot and attempt to transplant them puts the species at risk. Wildflowers are dependent on very specific soil, water and light requirements which a home gardener can rarely reproduce.
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