Observation 87339: Nelumbo lutea

When: 2012-02-02

Collection location: Egypt Valley Wildlife Area, Belmont Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

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Nelumbo lutea
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2012-02-03 12:43:08 CST (-0500)

Thanks Michael,

I knew it had to be some kind of seed pod, but I did not suspect that it was a water plant. These were scattered on the ground in a low lying area on the shore of Piedmont lake. I guess they were deposited there by flood waters.

Turns out these are edible.

Lotus,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2012-02-03 00:26:20 CST (-0500)

Those are Lotus seed pods, from the genus Nelumbo.
Nice one Dan:)

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