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Old 01-30-2013, 03:07 PM   #1
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UK bans sale of five invasive non-native aquatic plants


If you're in the UK, the following non-native (invasive) aquatic plants have been banned from sale:
  • Floating Pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides)
  • Parrot's Feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)
  • New Zealand Pigmyweed also known as Australian Swamp stonecrop (Crassula helmsii)
  • Water-primrose (Ludwigia grandiflora)
  • Water fern (Azolla filiculoides)

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21232108
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