Menyanthes trifoliata


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Noun1.Menyanthes trifoliata - perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leavesMenyanthes trifoliata - perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface
genus Menyanthes, Menyanthes - the type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - 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
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Nuts and catkin scales of Betula nana and Betula humilis, as well as seeds of Menyanthes trifoliata and nuts of Carex sp.
25, Table 15): Glyceria spiculosa cop3, Menyanthes trifoliata sp, Scolochloa festucacea sp.
Menyanthes trifoliata ydi'r enw gwyddonol ar hwn a 'bogbean' yn Saesneg.
X MENYANTHACEAE (Bog-Bean Family) Menyanthes trifoliata L.
The area around the coring site in Stage II developed into a shallow marsh, evidenced by seeds of Brasenia schreberi and Nuphar advena, with a fen mat containing Dulichium arundinaceum, Menyanthes trifoliata, Scirpus validus/acutus and Vaccinium macrocarpon becoming ever closer to the coring site.
The lake has low humic content and sparse vegetation mainly consisting of Carex rostrata, Menyanthes trifoliata, Lobelia dortmanna, and Nymphaea alba.
Floristically, Maestracensean alkaline fens are characterized by Eriophorum latifolium, Carex davalliana, Carex lepidocarpa, Carex nigra, Carex mairei, Pinguicula vulgaris and Triglochin palustris as the most frequent species, but they also host some rare species such as Dactylorhiza incarnata, Epipactis palustris, Gentianella amarella, Juncus pyrenaeus, Spiranthes aestivalis, Primula farinosa, Swertia perennis, Potentilla fruticosa and Menyanthes trifoliata (MATEO & al.