Specimen Information

Nymphaea lotus
Nymphaea lotus
(white Egyptian lotus)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1456478
GroupPlants
GenusNymphaea
Specieslotus
Common Namewhite Egyptian lotus
StateLA
CountySt. James
LocalityBlind River, W of railroad tracks and Airline Hwy [61]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Maurepas
HUC8 Number08070204
HUC10 NameBlind River
HUC10 Number0807020402
HUC12 NameOld New River-Blind River
HUC12 Number080702040204
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month11
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25944
Author:Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie.
Date:2021
Title:iNaturalist.org
Publisher:California Academy of Sciences
CommentsWidespread in the Blind River, west of Lake Maurepas. A pink-flowered cultivar is also present (tentatively identified as Nymphaea sp.). iNaturalist report ID 8680728
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year ClassFlower
Photo
Nymphaea lotus


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