Spatterdock

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One of the more interesting aquatic plants to grow around here is Spatterdock. In the spring/summer it covers the shallow end of my favorite small lake. The flower is complex and emits a strong pheromone which attracts all sorts of insects to help pollinate it; in this case, a Tachinid Fly.
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That is cool
 

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Very interesting plant. Thanks for the short lesson.
 

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looks like the aliens left something behind.
 

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