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White Egyptian Lotus (Nymphaea lotus)

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Nymphaea Lotus, or more commonly know as White Egyptian Lotus, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Nymphaea. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Nymphaea Lotus or White Egyptian Lotus's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Florida and Louisiana.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Nymphaea
  • Family: Nymphaeaceae
  • Order: Nymphaeales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(OBL) H(OBL*)




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