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Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Aug 7, 2012 5:45 AM CST
I had not realized that I'd never known what water chestnut looked like other than in a can.....lol..
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Aug 7, 2012 6:42 AM CST
It is a different plant - which is why common names are so confusing. Rolling my eyes. The edible one is Eleocharis dulcis.
Name: Sherry
Northern California
Sunset Zone 17
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Seed Starter Region: California Plant Identifier
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wcgypsy
Aug 7, 2012 7:19 AM CST
lol.....I wondered if they cut small 'rounds' from that large one....lol..
I could be wrong...
and.....
"maybe I should have kept my mouth shut....."
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Aug 7, 2012 7:47 AM CST
Hilarious! good one
Name: Jan
St. Pete,FL
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database. Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Plumerias Dog Lover
Region: Florida Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Seed Starter Seller of Garden Stuff Tropicals Hummingbirder
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Budgielover
Aug 11, 2012 4:31 PM CST
Hettie
Is it just ornamental? I have the other water chestnut Eleocharis dulcis

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