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Unidentified loch plant

Observed: 13th June 2013 By: jesujesu’s reputation in Plantsjesu’s reputation in Plantsjesu’s reputation in Plants

Found in/near the edge of a freshwater loch, surrounded by acid heath in Islay, Western Scotland.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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now called Eleogiton fluitans

Thanks for the ID! My field notes were too scribbly to decipher and I'd had little success keying from photos. Before i-spot I'd have been stuck!

Stace 3rd ed. lists this as Eleogiton fluitans, formerly Isolepis fluitans or Scirpus fluitans. Phylogenetically, could be amalgamated with Isolepis but morphologically distinct.