Menyanthes trifoliata

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Flower Color:

Leaf Color:


Hardiness Zone:

Native To:

Available As:

Bog Bean

Menyanthes trifoliata





North America

Bare root

Menyanthes trifoliata ( Bog Bean )

Menyanthes trifoliata


Bog bean is an aquatic or bog plant. The leaves are 3.5-7cm and are smooth-edged and shiny. Each leaf is divided into three leaflets, and the leaves and flowers are usually raised above the surface of the water.  The smooth flower stalk can grow up to 30 cm. Bog bean produces many white delicate, feathery, and star shaped blooms, which have a pinkish color on the exterior of the petals.


Menyathes trifoliata flower ( Bog Bean Flower )

Menyanthes trifoliata



 Copyright 2008, Florida Aquatic - All Rights Reserved