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Seaweed or Sea Vegetables


According to the dictionary, a weed is a plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one growing where it is not wanted. So while most aquatic plants are pegged as “seaweeds” the Japanese refer to them as sea vegetables.

Many of the aquatic plants are of great value for both the ecological system in which they live and for human consumption. Algin, a chemical found in aquatic plants is used in toothpaste, shampoo, beer, and many other products and in some places in the US “seaweeds” are the basis of some very productive industries. Kelp is found in ice cream.


 
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Legislative Support to Combat Aquatic Invasive Species in Minnesota - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has produced findings on the condition of our lakes and rivers that can’t be ignored. The DNR has identified bodies of water that are infested with a number of invasive aquatic plants, including nearly 300 lakes with infestations of Eurasian water milfoil. Nearly 200 lakes and rivers are infested with zebra mussels.


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