Water Soldier ( Stratiotes aloides)


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Family: Frogbit Family Hydrocharitaceae

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Bizarre aquatic plant, submerged for much of year but rising to the surface to flower in summer months. Plant comprises rosette of 30 to 40cm long, narrow leaves which are spiny-edged. Solitary, 3-petalled white flowers appear June to August.