Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yonkapin, American Lotus-lily, Yellow Nelumbo, Pond-nuts
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nelumbo lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nelumbo lutea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nelumbo lutea 074-01-001

 

Look for it in ponds, natural lakes, sluggish streams, freshwater tidal marshes

Uncommon (rare in NC Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sacred Lotus, Oriental Lotus-lily, Pink Lotus
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Nelumbo nucifera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Nelumbo nucifera
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Nelumbo nucifera 074-01-002

 

Look for it in ponds and lakes

Rare

Non-native: Asia

 


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"We gardeners should be careful not to come between native birds and their partners, native plants. We've planted a number of nonnative species that are invading and degrading the wild habitats upon which birds depend. For example, Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica) has aggressively formed monocultures across the US, and although birds readily consume its fruits, it is replacing once-diverse native food sources, including dogwoods and viburnums, limiting the nutritious variety of foods that were historically available throughout the year." — Janet Marinelli, The Wildlife Gardener's Guide