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Snapshots

  1. Seedhead of Sacred Lotus

    Snapshot Title: Seedhead of Sacred Lotus
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Green Bottom WMA
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Resembles the top of a water can



  2. Sacred Lotus Bud

    Snapshot Title: Sacred Lotus Bud
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Green Bottom WMA
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Flower will open soon in the warm late summer sun.



  3. Seedhead of Sacred Lotus

    Snapshot Title: Seedhead of Sacred Lotus
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Green Bottom WMA
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The characteristic "water can" shape of the sacred lotus seedhead is an identification clue.



  4. Sacred Lotus Leaves

    Snapshot Title: Sacred Lotus Leaves
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Green Bottom WMA
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    The leaves (lily pads) of the sacred lotus can become quite large.



  5. Dead Trees

    Snapshot Title: Dead Trees
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Green Bottom WMA
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    When the area was flooded to restore the wetland, the trees that had grown up in the area died.



  6. Sacred Lotus

    Snapshot Title: Sacred Lotus
    Taken by: Steve Beckelhimer

    Image: Green Bottom WMA
    Image Owner: Steve Beckelhimer



    Description:

    Sacred Lotus (Nymphaea) forms giant lily pads throughout the wetland and open water areas of Green Bottom Wildlife Management Area. Cover provided by the vegetation is habitat for all manner of aquat...