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Indigenous Plants Indigenous Plant Use Identification & Control
of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Cycnogeton procerum Synonym(s): Triglochin procera|
|Common Name:||Water-ribbons , Nareli , Polango|
|Status:||New plant not in the old website|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Indigenous Plant Use, Aquatic|
|Indigenous Plant Use:||Both the leaves and tubers can be eaten raw or roasted.CAUTION: Many plants are poisonous if not collected and prepared properly|
|Full Sun, Partial Shade
|stems 20-50 cm high|
|Foliage:||Long glossy ribbon-like erect to floating leaves to 3.5 m x 40 mm, thick and spongy at base.|
|Flowers:||greenish flowers during warmer months|
Attracts frogs. Grown in moist edges to 2m water. Tolerates salinity.
Robust tufted perennial herb with thick woody roots ending in cylindric tubers. Leaves and stems erect, leaves bending down to float with the current, more erect in still water.