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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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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

eric_keith

Date

August 27, 2014 01:36 PM CDT

Description

Abundant on Lake Raven

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 3, 2017 10:31 AM CST

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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

peggyo

Date

September 7, 2015 01:21 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

intrinsic3141

Date

August 21, 2016 08:04 AM EDT

Description

Great Meadows NWR-Concord Unit

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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

seanblaney

Date

August 19, 2014 11:52 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

dhalter

Date

June 25, 2016 09:28 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

sambiology

Date

November 28, 2016

Description

Went to present to the Indian Trails Master Naturalists about Teaming with Wildlife -- before I did that, I ate an early dinner at this park in Waxahachie. It would potentially be a nice park if they'd just leave a bit more un-mowed.

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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

jennformatics

Date

November 26, 2016 01:24 PM CST

Description

Really big lily pads! A foot and a half or more across.

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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

cpumpelly

Date

November 18, 2016 03:15 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

cpumpelly

Date

November 18, 2016 03:07 PM CST

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Square

What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Date

October 8, 2016 01:25 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Lotus Nelumbo lutea

Observer

trishmc

Date

October 28, 2016 12:24 PM PDT
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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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