Tassel stonewort Tolypella intricata

Status Red - Endangered & Critically Endangered
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A delicate water plant with whorls of narrow leaf-like branches along its length.

Distribution

It can be found at seven sites scattered across England, from the Severn Estuary to the Norfolk Broads.

Habitat

Sand in shallow waters that are on chalk or limestone.

Status

Classified as Endangered.

Key threats

Its main threats are smothering by more vigorous water plants, shade from edge scrub, and falling water levels.