Winogrand's Wondrous Water Plants is a Herbology book by Selina Sapworthy that focuses specifically on the water plants among Sir Winogrand's collection in the African Lakes.


It has been used at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for at least twenty-five years in Herbology.[1] It was awarded the Herbology Book of the Year[1] award by the Herbology High Commission in an unknown year.[3]

Neville Longbottom owned a copy of this book since, at least, 1994,[2] and kept it with him while hiding out in the Room of Requirement in 1998.[4]

Back cover blurb

Two inside pages

"This book has been awarded by the Herbology High Commission with the Herbology Book of the Year. Selina Sapworthy is a very famous witch specialised in water plants. 30 years ago when she met Sir Winogrand's collection in the African Lakes, she was absolutely surprised with the diversity and the magical potential that those water plants had. When she came back in England she had with her some types and samples. Making her the most famous and specialist is Winogrand's Water Plants. This book was written with the intention of sharing the magical and beautiful potential of the water plants. Winogrand's Wondrous Water Plants has been used in Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for the last 25 years with extremely success. Read and practise all the lessons in this book and you will become a real herbal expert." [sic]


Notes and references

Blossom Degrasse · Miranda Goshawk · Quiac Marinus · Beaumont Marjoribanks · Nepali wizard · Gethsemane Prickle · Sanjay Shanker · Selina Sapworthy · Phyllida Spore · Tilden Toots · Hadrian Whittle · Sir Winogrand
Herbology at Hogwarts
Herbology Award · Herbology Lesson Cup · Herbology Race Cup · Herbology Store
Greenhouses One · Two · Three · Four · Five · Six · Seven · Professor's Office
Professors Herbert Beery · Pomona Sprout · Neville Longbottom · Unnamed Professor (19th century)
Textbooks Encyclopedia of Toadstools · Flesh-Eating Trees of the World · Goshawk's Guide to Herbology · Magical Water Plants of the Mediterranean · One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi · Winogrand's Wondrous Water Plants
Plants studied at Hogwarts
Aconite · Asphodel · Belladonna · Bouncing Bulb · Bubotuber · Bubotuber pus · Chinese Chomping Cabbage · Devil's Snare · Dittany · Fanged Geranium · Fire Seed Bush · Flitterbloom · Flutterby bush · Fluxweed · Gillyweed · Ginger · Knotgrass · Leaping Toadstool · Mandrake · Mimbulus mimbletonia · Mistletoe · Moly · Nettle · Puffapod · Raspberry · Screechsnap · Self-fertilising shrub · Shrivelfig · Snargaluff · Sneezewort · Spiky Bush · Spiky Prickly Plant · Stinksap · Toad-eating plant · Umbrella Flower · Valerian · Vampiric vegetation · Venomous Tentacula · Walking plant · Wax vegetables · Whomping Willow · Wiggentree · Wild rice · Wormwood
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