Anacharis also known as the Brazilian Waterweed or EgeriaDensa / Elodea. Anacharis is an ideal aquatic plant for beginners. Beautiful light to bright green leaves, with branching, stems covered in bunches of linear, whorled leaves. Anacharis anchors itself in the substrate by its roots, but will also grow when floating. Anacharis is an excellent nutrient controller and oxygen producer for all types of freshwater aquariums.