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Floating heart is plant you can find in ponds. Take a close look at the leaves in the picture above. Can you guess why this plant is called "Floating Heart?" That's right! The leaves are heart-shaped, and they float on the surface of the water. The flowers are small with five white petals. When the flowers get old, they start to fade and become almost see-through.