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

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Recent observations

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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anewman

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May 1, 2016

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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April 26, 2016

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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jokurtz

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August 29, 2015

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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September 23, 2015

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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coreyjlange

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April 16, 2016

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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mmcmasters

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September 29, 2012

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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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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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