This was taken in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. One the shore of a lake. The water level was so low that year (2000). these poor lilies were growing out of the damp sand, no water!
Yellow Pond Lily, Mud Lake, Washington May 2003
Spatterdock....Nuphar lutea in bloom.
Photo taken June 2008
Nuphar luteus in the wild in Sweden
Photo taken Luumaki, Finland - July 2012