Seed for guerilla stream remediation

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Seed for guerilla stream remediation
« on: January 07, 2010, 04:55:40 PM »
I'm looking for ideas of the best seeds to include  for planting along some pretty polluted urban streams in central Virginia.  Any pointers of where to look for what plants are best for cleaning/restoring stream water quality?  Would love to create seed bombs for local actions.

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willie wit

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Re: Seed for guerilla stream remediation
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2010, 10:55:22 PM »
Disney and NASA have discovered that the water hyacinth is extremely efficient at sewage filtration , you would have to look very carefully at its spreading habits before releasing into the wild for fear of releasing an invasive plant .google it . :)

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Re: Seed for guerilla stream remediation
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2014, 01:14:59 AM »
This is a really cool idea...  I would recommend taking a look at wikipedia's list of hyperaccumulators:

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_hyperaccumulators

Of these, which do you think would work in waterside seed bombs?
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