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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.5 June 1999

A Scottish perspective on the conservation of Pillwort

By - Michael Scott, Sue Scott, Chris Sydes

Many naturalists asked to imagine an 'aquatic fern' undoubtedly would not conjure up an image of Pillwort Pilularia globulifera. In truth, it is more like a grass than a typical fern in general appearance, and, in its shallow-water habitat, it is extremely easily confused with Bulbous Rush Juncus bulbosus, although it is slightly firmer and less tufted.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist