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Tassel Stonewort

Tassel Stonewort Tolypella intricata

Stoneworts are a very ancient group of aquatic plants: they are complex algae that look similar to higher plants. It is yellowish-green in colour and is often encrusted with chalky deposits giving it a crusty feel. Image: Walter Wimmer (iNaturalist).

Find out more: iNaturalist, PlantlifeFreshwater Habitats Trust

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