United Kingdom: The stranglers: the five plants threatening Britain’s waterways

Guardian: Do you know what's lurking in your garden pond? OK, so it may well be frozen over right now, but have a look at the pictures above. See anything familiar? Although I think I could just about identify parrot's feather, having spent ages fishing it out of my own pond, but I wouldn't have had a clue about the others. The government's new Be Plant Wise campaign (or scotland.gov.uk/beplantwise if you're in Scotland) is warning that five non-native aquatic bullies - floating pennywort, New ......

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