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Elodea canadensis - Canadian Pondweed

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

Elodea canadensis, 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.

Closeup of Canadian Pondweed

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


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