marsh plant

noun
a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
Syn: ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant
Hyponyms:
lesser spearwort, ↑Ranunculus flammula, ↑greater spearwort, ↑Ranunculus lingua, ↑marsh marigold, ↑kingcup, ↑meadow bright, ↑May blob, ↑cowslip, ↑water dragon, ↑Caltha palustris, ↑rush, ↑sweet flag, ↑calamus, ↑sweet calamus, ↑myrtle flag, ↑flagroot, ↑Acorus calamus, ↑wild calla, ↑water arum, ↑Calla palustris, ↑skunk cabbage, ↑Lysichiton americanum, ↑polecat weed, ↑foetid pothos, ↑Symplocarpus foetidus, ↑marsh elder, ↑iva, ↑sedge, ↑cattail, ↑sabbatia, ↑yellow-eyed grass, ↑water plantain, ↑Alisma plantago-aquatica, ↑arrow grass, ↑Triglochin maritima, ↑parnassia, ↑grass-of-Parnassus, ↑shellflower, ↑shell-flower, ↑turtlehead, ↑snakehead, ↑snake-head, ↑Chelone glabra, ↑brooklime, ↑American brooklime, ↑Veronica americana, ↑European brooklime, ↑Veronica beccabunga, ↑water parsnip, ↑Sium suave, ↑greater water parsnip, ↑Sium latifolium, ↑skirret, ↑Sium sisarum, ↑lizard's-tail, ↑swamp lily, ↑Saururus cernuus

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