American frogbit

noun
American plant with roundish heart-shaped or kidney-shaped leaves; usually rooted in muddy bottoms of ponds and ditches
Syn: ↑Limnodium spongia
Member Holonyms: ↑Limnobium, ↑genus Limnobium

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  • Hydrocharis — Taxobox | name = Hydrocharis image caption = Hydrocharis morsus ranae image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Alismatales familia = Hydrocharitaceae genus = Hydrocharis subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • aquatic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hydrophytic plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant, ↑hydrophyte • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • water plant — noun a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth • Syn: ↑aquatic plant, ↑hydrophyte, ↑hydrophytic plant • Derivationally related forms: ↑hydrophytic (for …   Useful english dictionary

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