Compared to the more common alisma plantago-aquatica, baldellia ranunculoides has pointed, more erect carpels and much narrower leaves, and is a generally smaller plant.
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Scattered locations across Wales and south/central England
Between 5 cm and 25 cm
Still, shallow waters, often in calcareous regions
Produced singly on short stalks, along creeping stems; formed of three pale pink petals, which are yellow at the base, and narrow. The green carpels at the centre are pointed, angled upwards, and surrounded by a ring of six short stamens
Narrowly lanceolate; up to 4 cm long, growing mostly at the base of the stem
June to August