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A good oxygenator for ponds, the plant forms a large mass with stems up to 2 metres long. This is a very vigorous species which can regrow from even small sections of the plant. It has often invaded native habitats, clogging waterways and crowding out native species of flora and fauna. It is considered a noxious weed in many areas.Plants can be monoecious or dioecious. Dioecious plants (usually female) are triploid forms whilst monoecious plants are diploid. Male flowers are released from the plant under water. They float to the surface where they release their pollen to fertilize female flowers.
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