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Species from Frogbit Family, Hydrocharitaceae: 2

Frogbit Family, Hydrocharitaceae

Around the world there are a total of 16 genera in the Frogbit family, and these are comprised of 150 herb-stemmed water plants. In Finland there are 3 genera and species, the most well-known of which is frogbit, although a flowering plant is not so easy to come by. Water soldier is even rarer in Finland. The third member of the family that grows in the country is American or Canadian waterweed (Elodea canadensis), which is best known as an aquarium plant.

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