|The flowers on the ring pond by DZero, often mistaken for water lilies, are actually American lotuses. Photo: Alex Waller, AD|
Editor’s note: Yesterday we ran a photo of flowers floating on the ring pond by DZero, incorrectly identifying them as water lilies. Judy Jackson, former head of communication at Fermilab, set us straight:
Aug. 20, 2012
Dear Fermilab Today,
Actually those “water lilies” in today’s issue of Fermilab Today are not water lilies but American lotus, Nelumbo lutea. I think fondly of them, because they made a great centerpiece for the lunch table when the Deputy Secretary of Energy came calling a couple of years ago. Fermilab Today is looking good these days!