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Observed: 24th March 2012 By: LVS77LVS77’s reputation in PlantsLVS77’s reputation in PlantsLVS77’s reputation in PlantsLVS77’s reputation in Plants

This plant has now been identified as Charlock!

Species interactions

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Species with which Willow (Salix) interacts


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Water plant?

Thanks for your id but I don't think its a willow - it almost looked like a type of mint at first glance (thickish leaves and stem) - now looking at the photos it almost looks like a Viburnum! The flattish, yellow flower buds would fit with V. lantana, I suppose. Still not sure - will have to revisit the site!

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The more I look at the photos I took, the more befuddled I am! Your willow suggestion does make me think its some kind of submerged shrub, but what? Baffling...

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Flower buds

The flower buds can't really be seen from the photo above, but they are yellow and clustered in what seems will be a flattish flowerhead - perhaps umbel-like when open...