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    • American lotus
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    • Nelumbo lutea

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Recent observations

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What

American lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

kucycads

Date

July 20, 2014

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What

american lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

mchlfx

Date

July 1, 2014

Place

llela (Google, OSM)

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What

American lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

zooga1961

Date

July 5, 2014

Description

Sunrise hike at John Bunker Sand Wetlands. I observed flowering lotus in the wetlands

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What

American lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

coachwhipbooks

Date

June 27, 2014

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What

American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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maractwin

Date

June 29, 2014 10:35 AM EDT

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gparkins

Date

June 24, 2014 10:50 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In the aquatic gardens. First flower.

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What

american lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

zooga1961

Date

June 21, 2014

Description

jbs wetlands at sunset I observed this American lotus flower. The Lotus here are amazing

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american lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

mchlfx

Date

June 15, 2014

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What

american lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

caseyzill

Date

June 11, 2014 01:04 PM EDT

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

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What

American lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

zooga1961

Date

June 7, 2014

Description

Waterlilies are beginning to bloom. some of the pads are 2' in diameter! I only observed white flowers

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american lotus Nelumbo lutea

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rcurtis

Date

May 31, 2014

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American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

natureranger

Date

May 17, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

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