Canadian pondweed


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Related to Canadian pondweed: Elodea canadensis, Elodea, Canadian waterweed

Canadian pondweed

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(Plants) a North American aquatic plant, Elodea (or Anacharis) canadensis, naturalized in Europe, having crowded dark green leaves: family Hydrocharitaceae. It is used in aquariums
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Noun1.Canadian pondweed - North American waterweedCanadian pondweed - North American waterweed; widely naturalized in Europe
waterweed - a weedy aquatic plant of genus Elodea
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Canadian pondweed is good for the water if you have fish, as it''s an evergreen which keeps oxygenating the pond all year round and you don''t need to plant it.
Canadian pondweed is good for the water if you have fish, as it's an evergreen which keeps oxygenating the pond all year round and you don't need to plant it.
Fast growing Canadian pondweed was imported to camouflage the water.
Canadian pondweed, Elodea canadensis, is highly effective but can get out of control.
Canadian pondweed (Elodea canadensis), for example, is a submerged oxygenating plant which needs to be dragged out with a rake, while other water plants can be cut back with secateurs or shears.
The worst culprit is the Canadian Pondweed, which becomes a hazard when it reaches the surface, trapping litter and debris and clogging navigation channels.

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