Examples of Aquatic plants with floating leaves
Species Notes

Brasenia schreberi

floating leaves on elongate petioles to submersed stems
Nuphar variegata floating leaves on long petioles to horizontal rhizomes in the soil
Potamogeton natans floating leaves on submersed stems
Potamogeton epihydrus both broad floating and narrower, ribbon-like submersed leaves often present on the same plant.
Lemna minor leaves float freely on the surface without being attached to the earth by stem and roots

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