stonewort


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stonewort

(stōn′wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of various submerged aquatic algae of the family Characeae that are frequently encrusted with calcium carbonate deposits and have nodes with whorled, filamentlike branchlets.
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Although we lack direct information on [Ca] in Paxton Lake, Larson (1976) reported that it has a marl bottom and abundant stonewort, Chara (Characeae), which typically occurs in waters with high [Ca] (Cole 1979).
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