Hydrocharis

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Hydrocharis
Hydrocharis.jpg
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Genus: Hydrocharis
Species

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Hydrocharis is a genus of aquatic plants within the family Hydrocharitaceae.

The best known species is Hydrocharis morsus-ranae, commonly called common or European frogbit, and occasionally water-poppy. The name "American frogbit" refers to another aquatic plant, Limnobium spongia.

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