Scientific Name: Nelumbo lutea
Common Names: American Lotus
American Lotus (Nelumbo lutea) or Water Lily is a close relative of the sacred lotus of Egypt. It grows in quiet waters of South and East Texas. At maturity the flat topped seed pod floats away, releasing seeds in new locations as it decays.
Bloom Color(s): yellow
Foliage Color(s): Green
Bloom Period: June to September
Plant Family: Nelumbonaceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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