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Nelumbo lutea
American lotus sacred lotus family
Nelumbo lutea Nelumbonaceae
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common names
  American lotus
  yellow lotus
accepted scientific name
  Nelumbo lutea Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  Nelumbo lutea (757)
  Nelumbo pentapetala (12)
family name
  Nelumbonaceae
Image Author: Ron Thomas
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 4. to 8. inches
Number of petals: 10 to 20
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 1st week of November
Native, Invasive in CT

How Likely at this Location (25%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
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Aquatic
Riparian
Wetland
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