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MARE’S-TAIL Hippuris vulgaris (Hippuridaceae) Aquatic<br />
Grows in streams, ponds and lakes, avoiding acid conditions. Upright, emergent stems are produced from submerged part of plant more readily in still waters. FLOWERS are minute, pink and petal-less; produced at the base of the leaves (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are tiny, greenish nuts. LEAVES are narrow; in whorls of 6-12. STATUS-Locally common.
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MARE’S-TAIL Hippuris vulgaris (Hippuridaceae) Aquatic
Grows in streams, ponds and lakes, avoiding acid conditions. Upright, emergent stems are produced from submerged part of plant more readily in still waters. FLOWERS are minute, pink and petal-less; produced at the base of the leaves (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are tiny, greenish nuts. LEAVES are narrow; in whorls of 6-12. STATUS-Locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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