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Old 03-30-2020, 08:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently purchased tissue cultured java fern, the ferns are doing great but this random plant started to grow from the root system. I have no idea what it is, can anyone help me out?
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Old 03-30-2020, 02:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to APC! I have no idea what that extra plant is, but I'm sure someone here will know.
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Old 03-30-2020, 03:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wow. it so small I haven't a clue. Let it grow and send more photos.
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If the Java fern was the product of tissue culture, where did this "volunteer" come from? A QC problem?

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Looks like it might be something in the mustard family, which includes Cardamine and watercress. It might have gotten into the tank from somewhere other than the tissue culture. Post more pics as it grows.
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Hello,

looks like Lobelia cardinalis
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please send more photos
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