Aquatic plant in aquarium tank

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Sprigs of the aquatic plant Elodea also known as Anacharis water weed or pond weed in an aquarium tank Elodea is a genus of closely related aquatic plants that are important producers in pond ecosystems and are used widely in home aquariums and school experiments Oxygen bubbles on the side of the tank are the result of photosynthesis Elodea is native to North America Some species been introduced to Europe Africa Australia and other areas where they are considered a noxious invasive species