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With the incredible diversity of flowers that exist today—from pinprick-sized duckweed to the meters-high blooms of a corpse flower—
The gators, though, are the draw, and there are more than 100 lurking in the waters blanketed in lime-green duckweed.
After the use of the chemical diquat, the duckweed turns brown and sinks to the bottom, which can nourish unkilled weeds, effectively making matters worse.
Duckweed can be used for wastewater treatment, in biofuels, and as a protein-and-mineral-rich feedstock.
Duckweed — so called because ducks eat it — is a flowering aquatic plant that floats on or just below the surface of still bodies of water, while watermeal is the world’s smallest flowering plant.
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