Water hawthorn (Aponogeton distachyos) is one of the few non-native plants I grow in my pond. I chose it for its long flowering season (it can flower almost throughout the whole year). Invertebrates are also attracted to it, particularly the pond snails which devour its foliage!
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
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