This may be really silly of me, but is this by chance water celery?

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This stuff is growing en-mass in the front flowerbed (the part of the yard I don't generally use/maintain). I got to thinking about it and it looks pretty similar to water celery. It would be silly of me to be buying more pond plants if I have one growing in the front yard I can just move. My front yard IS a bog half the summer. These might actually be bog plants growing up there. Can anyone identify this? (the variegated stuff that looks like water celery, not the random maple and beech trees growing in there)
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Also, I have lots of this stuff. I killed most of it in the back, but there's still all this out front, in the seasonal bog:
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I do plan to eventually take on the front yard's grossly overgrown flowerbeds, but have not considered them as a potential source for plants to put out back.
 
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My water celery is not variegated like what you've pictured....but maybe there are different kinds? My koi love to nibble on the water celery, it grows fast, but is easy to control if I need to thin it out.
 
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So no good then? I have yards and yards of it and it seems to be invasive after looking it up.
 

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So no good then? I have yards and yards of it and it seems to be invasive after looking it up.
after looking it up it apprears that the plant needs good drainage, so probably not a pond plant :D
 

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