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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V5 #300

> At the local pond I've found a number of common plants: Cabomba caroliniana,
> Egeria densa, Vallisneria spiralis and possibly asiatica, Lobelia cardinalis
> and asiatica (I think). One plant that puzzles me and also Itou san is a
> species of hair grass that forms dense mats of bright green grasslike leaves
> that get about 2cm tall and no taller. If anyone has an idea as to what
> species of  Eleocharis this may be, I'd be most appreciative.
> Edward Venn,

Might not be a hairgrass at all, might be a Potamogeton (my guess) or a
Ruppia if it's somewhat close to the sea. Chara sometimes will fool people
into thinking it's a grass.
Tom Barr