Elatine triandra Schkuhr
Family: Elatinaceae
greater waterwort,  more...
[Elatine triandra f. submersa Schkuhr,  more]
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Etymology: Elatine: ancient Greek name for some low creeping plant
Plants: floating/matting annual, 2.5" tall, aquatic forb; with shallow root tuffs
Leaves: 1/10 - 4/10" oblong-oval with no stem, usually with a slight notch at the tip
Flowers: 2-4-parted, tiny, from the leaf axils
Fruits: thin-walled capsule, usually 3 parted; seeds with hexagonal pits, attached at several levels
Habitat: mudflat, in water less than 7' deep; in sandy soil
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Janeen Ruby  
Elatine triandra image
from USDA Plants website  
Elatine triandra image
Janeen Ruby  
Elatine triandra image
Janeen Ruby  
Elatine triandra image
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