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Cabomba caroliniana

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:04


Aquatic Plant
Species (Common): 

Cabomba caroliniana: Fanwort

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: Fanwort is a submerged aquatic perennial plant that can grow 7 ft or higher
  • Leaves: underwater leaves are divided into fine branches, resulting in a feathery fan-like appearance. Leaves are about 5 cm across
  • Flowers: solitary flowers are less than 2 cm across and range in color from white to pale yellow and emerge on stalks from the tips of the stems

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