OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Nelumbonaceae, Sacred Bean family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yonkapin, American Lotus-lily, Yellow Nelumbo, Pond-nuts

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Nelumbo lutea   FAMILY: Nelumbonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nelumbo lutea   FAMILY: Nelumbonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nelumbo lutea 074-01-001   FAMILY: Nelumbonaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, natural lakes, sluggish streams, freshwater tidal marshes

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sacred-lotus, Oriental Lotus-lily, Pink Lotus

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Nelumbo nucifera   FAMILY: Nelumbonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nelumbo nucifera   FAMILY: Nelumbonaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nelumbo nucifera 074-01-002   FAMILY: Nelumbonaceae

 

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, canals

Rare

Non-native: Asia

 


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