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Identify wild plant by pond please.


 
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 3:28 pm    Post subject: Identify wild plant by pond please. Reply with quote

I'll be upfront on this one. I don't know what it is so I will be unable to tell you that you are correct until I check up your answer. Surprised
It was found growing by a natural pond in a farmers field. Here it is.



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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like Sparganium sp. Possibly Sparganium erectus.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Sparganium+erectus&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&oe=utf8&redir_esc=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=-2T4T_XEDdHE8QOA6eCOBw&biw=670&bih=323&sei=_mT4T_WaEoL-8gPN6rCYBw#q=Sparganium+erectus&um=1&hl=en&sa=N&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&tbm=isch&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=d570df64cbad3ac0&biw=849&bih=409

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparganium
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Checked it up and it seems to be the one. Thanks a million for that Silver surfer.
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