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Thread: Lake plant ID?

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    While taking a canoe ride on a local lake here in MA I noticed an interesting plant that I have been trying to ID. The plant grew in shallow water (~1-3 feet) and each plant had 6-12 stems grouped together coming up out of the water. Atop each stem was a single spade shaped leaf (about the size of a lillypad leaf). Unfortunately I didn't have a camera with me at the time.

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    It sounds like spatterdock to me.

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    Maybe, although a quick google search shows plants that look more like lillypads. This pant was distinctly growing up and out of the water though.... Hmmm
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    another vote for spatterdock
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    Some kind of arrowhead?

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    Yeah I think they were arrowheads. A quick search shows plants much closer to what I saw. Too bad they require such sallow water to grow in. It would look really cool to have them growing out of a tank!
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    you could always try Aponogeton Natans it has arrow type leaves and pretty little white flowers that sit above the water
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