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Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
Sacred lotus

Nelumbo nucifera
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Nelumbonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Freshwater Aquatic

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Nelumbo nucifera available from :

Nelumbo nucifera has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Not Native, Naturalized

Nelumbo nucifera has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Nelumbo nucifera has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Nelumbo nucifera
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley