stonewort


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any of various submerged aquatic algae of the genus Chara having nodes with whorled filamentlike branches

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Many British Stonewort species are under threat due to water pollution as they are very sensitive to nitrates and phosphates.
Referees Tom Darnels, Moray Hansen and Michael Hicks will be joined by linesmen Scott Daltonism, Andy Dayton, Gordon Party and Paul Stonewort.
The shallow, clear water, with the sunlight playing on the surface, allowed the rays to filter down through the ripples, at times dousing the lush green stonewort beds in sparkling, dancing light spots; plant reflections in the mirrored under-surface of the water - it was beautiful, at times eerie and surreal.
Within a year, plants of 181 species sprouted, and of these plants, 12 types of submerged plants such as stonewort were designated by the Environment Ministry as endangered species.
coontail Chara stonewort Chenopodiineae goosefoot super-order Chenopodium goosefoot Chenopodium berlandieri Moq.