Water Lily, Firehole near Ledyard, CT. Pentax K10D, Vivitar 100mm Macro, 2x TC, Tripod, Cable Release. .8sec, f/3.5, converted up to f/6.3, 200mm, ISO100.
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;