Water Chestnut plant

TGray tgray at aol.com
Fri Jul 21 12:06:52 EST 1995

Rosalind Creasy's _The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping_ has a lot of
information about the Water Chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis), but I doubt
that's what you have.  This plant would die in your climate; it's adapted
to USDA Zones 7-10, and you're in Zone 5.  "Water chestnut" is probably a
common name for this plant in your area.  I would suggest taking a sample
to a local nursery or botanical garden and asking them to identify it for

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