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Nelumbo nucifera
sacred lotus sacred lotus family
Nelumbo nucifera Nelumbonaceae
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common name
  sacred lotus
accepted scientific name
  Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
rules for finding collection records
  Nelumbo nucifera (71)
family name
  Nelumbonaceae
Image Author: ©2004-2014 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers, Aquatic Plants
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 4. to 8. inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 1st week of November
Not Native

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
Not Native
base map where plant found

Riparian
Disturbed
Aquatic
grid lines base