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

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Recent observations

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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mchlfx

Date

June 28, 2015

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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fishorwork

Date

June 11, 2015 01:23 PM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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jbswetlandcenter

Date

July 2, 2015

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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nhm_nature

Date

July 1, 2015 10:08 AM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by @rad_fahrer

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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milopyne

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June 23, 2015 11:14 AM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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anewman

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June 22, 2015

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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cosmiccat

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May 23, 2015

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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btattersall

Date

June 22, 2014

Description

American lotus in the Mobile delta.

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

Date

November 9, 2014

Description

Home Grown Lotus flower

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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cgritz

Date

September 5, 2014

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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annikaml

Date

September 25, 2011 09:37 AM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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butterflies4fun

Date

February 21, 2015 01:02 PM CST

Description

Found this by a large wetland in the winter. Lots of large leaves around so making a guess.

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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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