Title: American Lotus. Alternative Title: Nelumbo lutea. Contact: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. Creator: Dr. Thomas G. Barnes,; Description: An image of a white flowering plant. Subject: Flowering plants. Plants
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Contributors: Dr. Thomas Barnes, Universtiy of Kentucky. Date of Original: 1980's. Type: Still Image. Format: JPG. Item ID: B1IMG0038.jpg. Source: NCTC Image Library. Language: English. Audience: General. Date created: 2006-08-11.
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The native distribution of the species is the southeastern United States, Mexico, Honduras, and the Caribbean. It has apparently been distributed northwards in the United States by Native Americans who carried the plant with them as a food source
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