The plant Proserpinaca Palustris sometimes also known as Mermaid Weed is a common aquatic plant that is well spread out in the South Eastern United States as well as South America. The plant is known to grow in wetlands although it grows in variety of conditions due to its tolerant nature to varying conditions. The plant usually exhibits a variety of characteristics in the way it looks and grows. The plant has grown into a wide range of varieties that are dependent on the region it grows in. It is a good aquatic plant even for the beginners in the hobby because it easily adapts to changing conditions.The plant is considered by many as one of the most beautiful freshwater aquarium plants owing to its leaves that look intricate and the vivid coloration the plant exhibits. It can be grown as a freshwater aquarium plant to help give the aquarium a great look. It is one plant that if given the right growing conditions will help make a great addition to your aquarium owing to the beauty that its leaves usually exude. When grown in an aquarium setting, it is best to offer it sufficient carbon dioxide supplementation. The plant isn’t so demanding therefore as a beginner you can actually take it home to grow it in your own aquarium.