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Nelumbo lutea Willd.
Yellow lotus, American lotus

Nelumbo lutea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Nelumbonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Nelumbo lutea has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Doubtfully Native
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Nelumbo lutea has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Nelumbo lutea has been found in the following habitat :
River Floodplain Lake

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Nelumbo lutea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Nelumbo lutea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Nelumbo lutea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Nelumbo lutea
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley