Starry Stonewort

This type of algae resembles a submerged plant and can be identified by the little white stars amongst the gelatin-green branches.

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Chara Algae

Chara algae close up on top of water

Chara appears like a submerged plant, but it is not truly rooted. Chara is branched with whorls of leaf-like structures.

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Bladderwort has small bladders attached to the leaf-like branches, which are alternately arranged.

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