Best tall stemmed emergent pond plants for dragonflies and damselflies: Water Iris, Lythrum salicaria, Butomus umbellatus, Eriophorum and Cyperus species growing from shelf or help larvae climb up & out of the water. Mayflies begin their life cycles in water, where the mother lays her eggs on the surface and they either sink to the bottom or attach to some sort of relatively still surface, like a plant leaf, a log, or a rock. mfl9p2h65deS5tS1TRr6INd6Leafeyww6hYlvtNAxe3+sW5PCWkYqKPvUnFWS6d+T80OmJoN95o1 HDZTiKweCSSc0iX1lvGiBkJolWFe2Kpn/wArGuxs/k3zEjjqv1a2an+yS5dT9BxVr/laFhFvfaB5 d3k8dtawKXmnlYJGiruWZmoABiryXVfzI82eer2fQPyyhMNlG3paj5tuUZIYgeotwRUtTuRy8AAR D2rirJPy/wBB8g2+kQ6v5Thhmh1FBIdWqZrm4rsTNcS8pmao+JWOx2oMVRXnLybaeZLSFlnfT9Z0 rG/2Zbp2sokjDfsqX5N2GKsG846L+beq+cbf/E2qWNhc6RYz+YPLqaasstoZtPKFowJhGxlDtH6j Identification of hoverfly larvae. 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