American lotus

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Related to American lotus: Nelumbo lutea
  • noun

Synonyms for American lotus

water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds

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The marsh also is home to significant beds of the threatened American Lotus, a pale yellow flower that is the nation's largest aquatic wildflower.
Although it's primarily a feast for the eyes, the American lotus is edible, or so I'm told.
Radiometric plant canopy reflectance measurements were made on three common aquatic plant species: waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), American lotus (Nelumbo lutea) and hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata).
05) among the three species at the visible green wavelength, with American lotus having the highest reflectance and hydrilla the lowest.
American lotus and waterhyacinth had significantly higher (P=0.
American lotus had a distinct pink image response, whereas waterhyacinth had a bright red image tone.
The American Lotus blossom is the official clean water symbol of the State of Michigan.
Wildwood Lake is home to the American Lotus, an endangered flower that blankets the lake with its beautiful blooms.
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