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Nelumbo lutea  American Lotus-Lily
Nelumbonaceae: Lotus-Lily Family

nuphar.jpg (15798 bytes) Florida Distribution Map

Description Aquatic or marsh herb, leaves mostly erect or floating
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands


APIRS Database Aquatic Plant Information Retrieval System, University of Florida, Center for Aquatic Plants images include, flowers, seed pod, habitat, drawings, and particulars.


Page Credits:
Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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