NANFA-- Re Hornworts

Jeffrey Fullerton (
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 18:03:29 -0500

> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 21:24:06 -0700
> From: Gupp
> Subject: Re: Sv: NANFA-- Hornworts- Ceratophyllum
> Yes, they never have roots and never attatch to anything. If you stick
> them in the gravel the end just dies and the rest goes on floating on
> the top.
> Rhonda
In the pond the older portions of the plant tend to drag in the bottom
or tangle around other plants serving as a holdfast. This does serve to
hold them in place sort of like a ship's anchor.


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