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Nelumbo nucifera
sacred lotus sacred lotus family
Nelumbo nucifera Nelumbonaceae
common name
  sacred lotus
accepted scientific name
  Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
rules for finding collection records
  Nelumbo nucifera (71)
family name
Image Author: ©2004-2014 John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
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%)
base map where plant found
mag select

grid lines base