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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #469
> From: "James Purchase" <jpurch at interlog_com>
> Subject: A rose by any other name....
> Similarly, he sells Australian "Pine" driftwood and says on his web site
> that he finds it on local Florida beaches. If you ask me, that's a long way
> from Australia for a piece of wood to float, although I'm sure that it is
> possible. More likely, Dwight felt that he might make the product more
> "saleable" if he gave it an exotic name (and there is absolutely nothing
> wrong with that.....).
"Austrailian Pine" is a somewhat invasive exotic plant that grows in
Florida. Dwight's usage of the term was perfectly correct.