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where to get hygro.polysperma?
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supamii
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PostPosted: 2009.04.30(Thu)17:59    Post subject: where to get hygro.polysperma? Reply with quote

Hi All,

I'm looking to get a batch of hygros. I've grown them in the past and I can't seem to get my hands on them.

Can someone refer me to a site or I will even gladly do a trade of some sort online.

Thanks.
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MackEmmons
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Location: Tulsa, OK / Toronto, ON.

PostPosted: 2009.05.01(Fri)20:12    Post subject: Reply with quote

The likely reason for you not being able to find it easy is, simply, because it is invasive. Because of this reason it has been placed on a number of state ban lists across the U.S. including California (actually, I think the reason for the ban can be traced back to it being introduced into a lake in California.)

I would check your state ban list to double check, and if it is, start hunting for an alternative.
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PostPosted: 2009.05.02(Sat)15:33    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hygrophila polysperma is, as said before, invasive and illegal in the entire United States, I believe. The fine for possessing this plant is really quite high and I think you might be better off with another plant.
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