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Re: Unidentified plants
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Unidentified plants
- From: Roger Miller <roger at spinn_net>
- Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 19:29:27 -0600
- In-reply-to: <200209121948.g8CJm2c25964 at acme_actwin.com>
- References: <200209121948.g8CJm2c25964 at acme_actwin.com>
Wow, someone actually wrote about plants!!
On Thursday 12 September 2002 13:48, Ghazanfar wrote:
> Besides those, I saw and collected three species I could not identify.
> Maybe one of you will have more luck....
> Very brittle but pretty!
I can't tell what this is. Maybe a najas, or possibly one of the small sp.
of Potamogeton. It *is* very pretty.
> Almost looks like a variant of H. zosterfolia. Leaves are thicker
> than zosterfolia tho. Someone mentioned that it may be Zosterella dubia.
I think it might be Heteranthera dubia. Is that the same thing as Zosterella
dubia? I don't know. There's a fairly good set of photos at
This whole web site is pretty neat, as they provide a way to key out aquatic
plants that are common in Chesapeak Bay. I found a few dead-end links, but
otherwise it worked pretty well.
> Hairgrass x stem plant hybrid!
This looks to me like sago pondweed -- Potamogeton or Stuckenia pectinata.
Try comparing your plant to the photo at:
Your photos are real nice, it might help if you were to place something in
the photos to provide a sense of size for the plant. Rulers and coins are