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WTB Corkscrew / Spiral Val (vallisneria spiralis)

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Gday pony-tail. Going by the pic you have put up it looks more like Val Contortionist or Biwanensis, if you find some please let me know as i am also looking for some, beautiful plant.

I have a small ammount of contortionist Val .

The picture is from a "plant" website and is definitely "vallisneria spiralis"

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The species Vallisneria spiralis included north american thin val and quite a few variants, such as contortionist val (V. spiralis f tortifolia or V. tortifolia depending which taxonomy you subscribe to). The "spiralis" part refers to the twisting of the female flower stalk not the leaf.

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Unfortunately all the vals seem to flower this way so the name doesn't help much.

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