|Wigweed in summer
Bulbous aquatic plant of the same family as the flyner. The wigweed is anchored to the bottom of the lake thanks to its root filaments.
While it’s aerial cousin has a bag filled with gas to rise it into the sky, the wigweed develops its paunchy body filled with air from which emerge fuschia flowers gathered in clusters around a slender stem.
The wigweed was once used as a natural float for the Tryker’s pontoons. With the evolution of building techniques it has since lost all interest other than aesthetic.