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Water Chestnut

Description:  Water chestnut has two distinct leaf types. The floating leaves are somewhat triangular (or fan shaped) in form, with clearly serrated along the outside edges. The upper surface of the leaf is glossy, the undersides covered with soft hairs. Habitat:  Water chestnut grows in the floating-leaf and underwater plant community. It . . .

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European Frog-Bit

Description:  European frog-bit is a small free-floating water plant. Its small kidney or heart shaped leaves (1.5 to 6.5 cm long) are not anchored to the bottom sediments. Habitat:  European frog-bit (or frog’s bit) is found in the floating-leaved plant community. It is a free-floating plant that thrives in open marsh . . .

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