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Phylum: Charophyta   Family: Desmidiaceae

Euastrum elegans   Ralfs, 1848

Widely distributed in peaty pools, and similar acidic conditions

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Coesel & Meesters (2007) Mesotaeniaceae and Desmidiaceae of the European Lowlands
John, Whitton & Brook (2011) The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles

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