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Old 03-02-2013, 11:14 PM   #1
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What is this plant? It came along with my HC.

Plant in the center of the pictures:

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Old 03-03-2013, 12:49 AM   #2
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You mean the grassy plant?

If so, it's dwarf hairgrass
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Old 03-03-2013, 01:26 AM   #3
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Sorry. I'm talking about the tiny plant in the center of the pictures. Not the DHG or HC. You can see the leaves are larger than the HC.
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Old 03-03-2013, 02:45 AM   #4
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Oh I see.

Hmmm...it's hard to tell from above, I'm guessing it's glossostigma
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:38 PM   #5
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it should be dwarf baby tears
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Old 03-03-2013, 08:31 PM   #6
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The leaves are more sharp than the HC. It's probably hard to tell right now. I'll take another picture in a couple weeks.
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:29 AM   #7
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Glosso maybe?

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Old 03-08-2013, 12:38 AM   #8
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It could be Elatine hydropiper. Def. not glosso.
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:46 AM   #9
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No, elatine hydropiper is even smaller than HC.
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No, elatine hydropiper is even smaller than HC.
No, that's about the right size for Elatine hydropiper.
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Old 03-08-2013, 01:30 AM   #11
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I'll take a picture when I get home in a couple hours. As of now, it has four leaves and is growing vertically.
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:13 AM   #12
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It does look like Elatine hydropiper.
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Old 03-08-2013, 03:31 AM   #13
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Here it is 5 days later

about 1-2cm tall


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Old 03-08-2013, 03:38 AM   #14
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Looks mysteriously like Sphaerocaryum malaccense... but still too hard to tell at this point.
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Old 03-08-2013, 03:40 AM   #15
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Almost all stem plants look like that when it's that small and emersed. I'd let it grow out for a few days or a week or two and it'll be a lot easier to ID
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