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Algae  Plant-like living things that lack proper stems, roots or leaves. Algae live in water or on the moist surfaces of soil or rocks. Some are microscopic in size while others, including seaweed, can be several metres long. The still waters of ponds and lakes are ideal habitat for algae.

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