Sunrise hike at John Bunker Sand Wetlands. I observed flowering lotus in the wetlands
In the aquatic gardens. First flower.
jbs wetlands at sunset I observed this American lotus flower. The Lotus here are amazing
Waterlilies are beginning to bloom. some of the pads are 2' in diameter! I only observed white flowers
Nelumbo lutea is a species of flowering plant in the monotypic family Nelumbonaceae. Common names include American lotus, yellow lotus, water-chinquapin, and volée. It is native to North America. The Linnaean binomial Nelumbo lutea (Willd.) is the currently recognized name for this species, which has been classified under the former names Nelumbium luteum and Nelumbo pentapetala, among others.