water chestnut plant


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Related to water chestnut plant: Eleocharis dulcis
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Noun1.water chestnut plant - a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruitswater chestnut plant - a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits
genus Trapa, Trapa - small genus of Eurasian aquatic perennial herbs: water chestnut
Jesuits' nut, Trapa natans, water caltrop - a variety of water chestnut
ling, ling ko, Trapa bicornis - water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs
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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After spending several hours in canoes, manually hauling the water chestnut plant from the water, the volunteers immediately understand the value of citizen stewardship of the Blackstone River Watershed,'' Ms.
Montclair State's Wu came to the ballast water issue indirectly, while she was researching how to control the spread of the water chestnut plant on Lake Champlain.
The mechanical harvesting element utilizes standard mechanical harvesting equipment and a high speed transporter to both harvest and transport water chestnut plants.