pickerel weed


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Related to pickerel weed: Pontederia cordata
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Noun1.Pickerel weed - American plant having spikes of blue flowers and growing in shallow water of streams and pondspickerel weed - American plant having spikes of blue flowers and growing in shallow water of streams and ponds
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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During the summer, the apple snail's small pink eggs can be seen in clusters clinging to bulrush, maiden cane, pickerel weed, duck weed and aquatic grasses.
It is also the time to luxuriate in the colorful wildflower bouquets of chicory, pearly everlasting, cow parsnip, boneset, campion, pickerel weed, blue vervain, water lily, bull thistle, wood lily, meadow sweet, pokeweed, partridge pea, tansy, Indian pipes -- and one of the most beautiful of all -- purple loosestrife.
A perfect water-plant, with clear blue colour and elegant form, is the pickerel weed (Pontederia cordata).
Some native plants that love to have wet feet are buttonbush, pickerel weed, blue flag iris, lizard's tail, jewelweed, mist flower, Joe Pye weed, turtlehead, pitcher plant, and swamp rose mallow.