water plantain


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water plantain

water plantain

Water plant with tiny white flowers and pointy oval shaped leaves. Tea used for kidney and urinary problems like kidney stones, lower back pain, lung problems.
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Four rice cultivars consisting of Dasth, Nemat, Deylamanie and Number III (Ramzanali Tarom) were applied in main plots and subplots which consisted of split application of weed extracts at seven levels] 1- use of tap water; 2-soluble extracts of Barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crusgalli); 3- soluble extracts of Umbrella sedge (Cyperus difformis L.); 4- soluble extracts of Monochoria (Monochoria vaginalis); 5- soluble extracts of Water plantain (Alisma Plantago-Aquatica L.); 6- mixture solution of weed and 7- Irrigation water.
Plants like corkscrew rush (Juncus effusus `Spiralis') water plantain (Alisma plantago-aquatica), or pennywort (Hydrocotyle vulgaris) create interesting texture and contrast.
Volunteers are being invited to support a vital ecological project across the Huddersfield and Rochdale Canals in a bid to protect the increasingly rare Floating Water Plantain, luronium natans.
Peter Birch, group environment manager for the Canal & River Trust, added: "Although our waterways were not built for wildlife, areas such as the three chosen are recognised as important biodiversity sites and now support a wide variety of plants and animals, some of which are now quite rare, such as floating water plantain, otters and water voles.