Water Lily, Shewville Road firehole. Ledyard, CT.
Pentax K10D, Vivitar 100mm f/3.5 Macro, 2x TC, Tripod, Cable Release. 1/20 sec, f/3.5, converted down to f/6.3, ISO100, 200mm focal length.
Typically found: Rooted in soil in bodies of water.
White Water Lily (Nymphaea alba).
Family: Water Lilies (Nymphaeae)
Habitat: Rooted in soil in bodies of water.
Water lilies are divided into two main categories: hardy and tropical. Hardy water lilies bloom only during the day, but tropical water lilies can bloom either during the day or at night, and are the only group to contain blue-flowered plants.
Size: 7-20 cm. wide; many petals, 4 green sepals;