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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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lfelliott

Date

August 30, 2015 11:35 AM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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janeaskew

Date

August 26, 2015 07:20 PM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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bouteloua

Date

August 22, 2015

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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bendingtree

Date

August 19, 2015

Description

Abundant in shallow margins of reservoir, Adams Lake. Was not able to reach a blossom for a photo, alas. They were beautiful.

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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rcurtis

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August 18, 2015 05:08 PM EDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 6, 2015 02:00 PM PDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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jim-botany

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

Local name = Yellow lotus. Large colonies in the lake.

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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jlmichael

Date

August 9, 2015 09:46 AM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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camelcreek

Date

August 1, 2015 03:52 PM EDT

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Brief description of what you observed

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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rcurtis

Date

August 1, 2015 09:40 AM EDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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shaunmichael

Date

August 1, 2015 03:48 PM CDT

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American lotus Nelumbo lutea

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 1, 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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Conservation Summary

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