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A united front against Floating Pennywort: a new way to tackle an invasive species in the Colne Valley

Close up of the Floating Pennywort plant on someone's hand

If a quick internet search for Floating Pennywort tells you anything, it’s that this fast-growing non-native species is of increasing concern in the UK. Introduced in the 1980s as an ornamental aquatic plant, Floating Pennywort’s pretty appearance belies its aggressively …