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SIX-STAMENED WATERWORT Elatine hexandra (Elatinaceae)  Prostrate. Creeping, often mat-forming annual that is often tinged red. Found on the bare, shallow and drying margins of peaty pools and lakes. FLOWERS are tiny and comprise 3 pinkish petals, 3 blunt sepals and 6 stamens (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are spoon-shaped; in opposite pairs or 4s. STATUS-Extremely local, mainly SE England.
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SIX-STAMENED WATERWORT Elatine hexandra (Elatinaceae) Prostrate. Creeping, often mat-forming annual that is often tinged red. Found on the bare, shallow and drying margins of peaty pools and lakes. FLOWERS are tiny and comprise 3 pinkish petals, 3 blunt sepals and 6 stamens (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are spoon-shaped; in opposite pairs or 4s. STATUS-Extremely local, mainly SE England.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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