Elodea canadensis - Canadian pondweed

Phylum: Magnoliophyta - Class: Equisetopsida - Order: Alismatales - Family: Hydrocharitaceae

Canadian pondweed

This submerged perennial weed was imported from North America. It grows rapidly in favourable conditions and can choke shallow canals, ponds and the margins of some slow-flowing rivers.

Canadian pondweed has tiny white or pale purple flowers between May and September.

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