Special species: The Baltic water-plantain, Alisma wahlenbergii

It may be the most iconic plant species for the northern Bothnian Bay, but only few people have ever seen it. The Baltic water-plantain only exists in areas within the Baltic sea, it is listed as vulnerable (VU) on the international IUCN red list of threatened species and is listed as a priority species on … Continue reading Special species: The Baltic water-plantain, Alisma wahlenbergii

Special species: Fourleaf mare’s tail (Hippuris tetraphylla)

Fourleaf mare’s tail is an interesting plant species. Although it’s distribution is circumpolar (around the world), at the same time it’s very spotty. You can find it here and there in small populations but for one reason or another, it’s missing from the areas between the populations. It prefers brackish water and very shallow depth … Continue reading Special species: Fourleaf mare’s tail (Hippuris tetraphylla)