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Fragrant white water lily on Lake Sammamish Fragrant white water lily - though lovely they are considered to be an invasive species on Washington's lakes. Geotagged,Invasive species,Nymphaea odorata,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Fragrant white water lily on Lake Sammamish

Fragrant white water lily - though lovely they are considered to be an invasive species on Washington's lakes.

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''Nymphaea odorata'', also known as the American white waterlily, fragrant water-lily, beaver root, fragrant white water lily, white water lily, sweet-scented white water lily, and sweet-scented water lily, is an aquatic plant belonging to the genus ''Nymphaea''. It can commonly be found in shallow lakes, ponds, and permanent slow moving waters throughout North America where it ranges from Central America to northern Canada. It is also reported from Brazil and Guyana.

Similar species: Nymphaeales
Species identified by morpheme
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By morpheme

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Uploaded Jul 5, 2014. Captured Jul 3, 2014 02:08 in River Trail, Redmond, WA 98052, USA.
  • X20
  • f/8.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 25.6mm