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Chinese Water Chestnut
Cyperaceae
Eleocharis Dulcis


Esselean
Esselean

Cyperaceae Family

Eleocharis Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Water Chestnut


Location

Native to China.

Physical Description
A grass-like sedge grown for its edible corms


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General Information

Chinese Water Chestnut grass-like sedge grown for its edible corms. It ia an aquatic vegetable that grows in marshes, underwater in the mud. It has tube-shaped, leafless green stems that grow to about 1.5 metres



Chinese Water Chestnut


Comment: Chinese Water Chestnut, Eleocharis Dulcis

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Esselean
Esselean
July 16, 2012
I will take some better pictures after winter when it is not dying off.

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