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Water Crowfoot

Observed: 28th April 2013 By: AmadanAmadan’s reputation in PlantsAmadan’s reputation in PlantsAmadan’s reputation in PlantsAmadan’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

In a moderately-sized pond, in fields behind the village church and adjacent to the A1.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

John Bratton's picture

I've recently been trying to

I've recently been trying to identify one of these amphibious crowfoots, but have been told you need flowers and mature fruits, the nectar pit character doesn't work because it changes shape as the petal ages, and many populations are hybrids. So I've given up on them for this life.

John Bratton

Amadan's picture

Oh dear!

It seems that virtually all types of wildlife are a lot harder to pin down than I thought - A A Milne was right:

The feeling on me grows and grows
That no-one ever really knows
If those are these
Or these are those