Gunnera Plants
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roots of a gunnera plant

Zone Campbell River British Columbia Canada gardening zone 6 or 7 I think | gamatgamat574 added on October 15, 2016 | Answered

Are the roots of a gunnera plant known to become intertwined with the water system of a house?

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Alisma
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Answered on October 16, 2016

I don't know whether this plant commonly has damaging roots, but it's certainly plausible since its root system is quite large. This is something to have an expert check on in case it is causing damage.

These articles might be relevant:
https://extension.illinois.edu/hortihints/0404b.html

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