Paddle Weed

Halophila australis Doty & B.C.Stone

Paddle-shaped leaves occurring often in pairs with obvious cross-veins on surface arise from delicate stems (petioles). Stem arises from buried runner (stolon). Flowers arise on branches between leaf pairs. Green to almost transparent leaves with white stem

How to identify Halophila australis?

What habitats does Halophila australis live in?

Sandy and muddy substrates in sheltered embayments and estuaries, to depth of 23 m

What is the distribution of Halophila australis?

Southern Australia Including around Tasmania

How big does Halophila australis grow?

The leaf can grow to around 70mm

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