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    the tall red ones

    these lil guys
    and I found these ones in the creek and in the field where marshes form by my house,

    figured Id see how it does in my tank... some kind of weedy plant (sterilized it with 5% bleach first)
    anyone know what it is ( I live in northern cali)
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    first one is Ludwigia

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    Bottom one might be hydrocotyle.

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    I agree with both members, red stem plant is a Ludwigia, and the other may be an Hydrocotyle.
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    nice!
    Hydrocotyle moschata looks like it, and its native to california so it is probably it
    cant find any info on if it can be fully submerged or just halfway in the water though, anyone know?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ras View Post
    nice!
    Hydrocotyle moschata looks like it, and its native to california so it is probably it
    cant find any info on if it can be fully submerged or just halfway in the water though, anyone know?
    I researched the tropical aquarium species, Hydrocotyle leucocephala (commonly called Brazilian Pennywort), for a profile I wrote, and learned that it is found throughout Brazil, occurring in moist areas, flooded forest and slow-flowing streams; it grows emersed along the banks of streams as a creeping ground plant. This plant will grow in damp bog conditions, along the moist surface as in a paludarium or terrarium for amphibians.

    I can't say if the temperate species that you found in California will do the same, but it is likely, as such traits generally run across a genus. It may, however, need a rest period during which it dies back, as most temperate aquatic plants do.

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    thanks byron

    can anyone ID either of these as Eleocharis parvula(dwarf hairgrass)
    if its not does anyone know what type of grass this is
    side by side (terrestrial)

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    (terrestrial)

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    http://i39.tinypic.com/2qjg0uh.jpg
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    or if one of them even looks close?

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