aquatic plant


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Noun1.aquatic 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 hyacinthaquatic 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
hornwort - any aquatic plant of the genus Ceratophyllum; forms submerged masses in ponds and slow-flowing streams
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
Ranunculus aquatilis, water buttercup, water crowfoot - plant of ponds and slow streams having submerged and floating leaves and white flowers; Europe and North America
cryptocoryne, water trumpet - any plant of the genus Cryptocoryne; evergreen perennials growing in fresh or brackish water; tropical Asia
golden club, Orontium aquaticum - aquatic plant of the southeastern United States having blue-green leaves and a spadix resembling a club covered with tiny yellow flowers
arrow arum - an aquatic plant of the genus Peltandra; North America
pistia, Pistia stratiotes, Pistia stratoites, water cabbage, water lettuce - pantropical floating plant forming a rosette of wedge-shaped leaves; a widespread weed in rivers and lakes
duckweed - any small or minute aquatic plant of the family Lemnaceae that float on or near the surface of shallow ponds
awlwort, Subularia aquatica - small aquatic plant having tufted awl-shaped leaves in a basal rosette and minute white flowers; circumboreal
featherfoil, feather-foil - a plant of the genus Hottonia
water pimpernel - a white-flowered aquatic plant of the genus Samolus
water milfoil - an aquatic plant of the genus Myriophyllum having feathery underwater leaves and small inconspicuous flowers
water chestnut, water chestnut plant, caltrop - a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits
bog myrtle, bogbean, buckbean, marsh trefoil, Menyanthes trifoliata, water shamrock - 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
Eriocaulon aquaticum, pipewort - aquatic perennial of North America and Ireland and Hebrides having translucent green leaves in a basal spiral and dense buttonlike racemes of minute white flowers
pickerel weed, pickerelweed, Pontederia cordata, wampee - American plant having spikes of blue flowers and growing in shallow water of streams and ponds
Eichhornia crassipes, Eichhornia spesiosa, water hyacinth, water orchid - a tropical floating aquatic plant having spikes of large blue flowers; troublesome in clogging waterways especially in southern United States
Heteranthera dubia, mud plantain, water star grass - grassy-leaved North American aquatic plant with yellow star-shaped blossoms
naiad, water nymph - submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water
frogbit, frog's-bit, Hydrocharis morsus-ranae - European floating plant with roundish heart-shaped leaves and white flowers
hydrilla, Hydrilla verticillata - submersed plant with whorled lanceolate leaves and solitary axillary flowers; Old World plant naturalized in southern United States and clogging Florida's waterways
American frogbit, Limnodium spongia - American plant with roundish heart-shaped or kidney-shaped leaves; usually rooted in muddy bottoms of ponds and ditches
waterweed - a weedy aquatic plant of genus Elodea
tape grass, Vallisneria spiralis, wild celery, eelgrass - submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia
pondweed - any of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae
eelgrass, grass wrack, sea wrack, Zostera marina - submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
water starwort - any of several aquatic plants having a star-shaped rosette of floating leaves; America, Europe and Asia
golden saxifrage, golden spleen - any of various low aquatic herbs of the genus Chrysosplenium
Veronica anagallis-aquatica, Veronica michauxii, water speedwell - plant of wet places in Eurasia and America
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant - a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
pad - the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
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Wandering among the trees, which occupied a considerable extent of ground, she passed into an open space beyond, and discovered an old fish-pond, overgrown by aquatic plants.
Four servants carried in two casks covered with aquatic plants, and in each of which was breathing a fish similar to those on the table.
The invasive aquatic plant hydrilla is present in about forty percent (40%) of Florida%s public
The animals are omnivores and eat a variety of animal and plant materials in the wild including, but not limited to, fish, crayfish, carrion, tadpoles, snails, crickets, mealworms, wax worms, aquatic insects, and numerous aquatic plant species.
University, explains that duckweed, an aquatic plant that floats on or near the surface of still or slow-moving freshwater, is ideal as a raw material for biofuel production.
About mat time Honda was experiencing problems with maintaining healthy native aquatic plant populations.
This program is offered exclusively to golf courses in order to control unwanted aquatic plant life in ponds and waterways.
In the northern Coorong, a key habitat for aquatic fauna, scientists have found no trace of the once-dominant aquatic plant Ruppia megacarpa.
The company uses its LEX System and "Plantibodies" technologies for harvesting proteins from Lemna, an aquatic plant, and genetically transforming them into monoclonal antibodies for use in treating human diseases such as hepatitis C.
The water lily known as the Victoria amazonica and its slightly smaller sibling, the Victoria cruziana, are two of the queens of the aquatic plant kingdom - exotic floating saucers that can grow up to 6 feet in diameter.
Radiometric canopy light reflectance measurements were made on three aquatic plant species in Lake Texana near Edna in southeast Texas.

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