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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 09.5 June 1998

Floating Water-plantain in Britain - Under-recorded and Overlooked?

By - Cafh Ferguson, Jonathan Biggs, Nigel Willby

Popular field guides depict Floating Water-plantain, Luronium natans, as a delicate floating-leaved plant with distinctive, oval leaves and dainty, white flowers. In reality, much of the British population consists of inconspicuous, submerged plants, with rosettes of unremarkable, grassy leaves. In this form, the plant occurs in lakes, rivers, canals and pools, often at some depth.

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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