Brazilian elodea

(Egeria densai)

 

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  • Up to 6 ft. long; dense submerged aquatic perennial
  • Can live rooted or free floating; up to 20’ deep
  • Flowers emergent on stalks with 3 white petals & 3 green sepals
  • Bright green leaves in whorls of 4; linear, oblong, 1¼” w/ very finely toothed margins
  • Fragmented pieces can produce new plants