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  • English
    • American lotus
  • Scientific Names
    • Nelumbo lutea
  • Unknown
    • lotus
  • French
    • lotus jaune d'Amérique

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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reallifeecology

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January 12, 2016 11:23 AM EST

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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reallifeecology

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January 6, 2016 01:50 PM EST

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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bob777

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June 3, 2012 10:58 AM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 29, 2015 09:21 AM CDT

Description

Round leaves held above the water, pale flowers.

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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smwhite

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July 25, 2015 02:19 PM EDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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woodcountyparks

Date

July 15, 2015

Description

American lotus in bloom. Photo by Jan Dixon.

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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bob777

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October 11, 2015 12:59 PM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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charlie

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July 17, 2009

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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raphusdodo

Date

November 15, 2015 04:14 PM EST

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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doug_mitchell89

Date

October 9, 2015

Place

Lake Reba (Google, OSM)

Description

Herbaceous plant. Some leaves floating, Fruiting body and other leaves erect, to 20 inches above surface of water.

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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andyk

Date

November 3, 2015 01:42 PM CST

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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coreyjlange

Date

October 17, 2015
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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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