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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The heterogeneous landscape of this region includes many wetlands, meadows of graminoids (Arctagrostis spp, Beckmannia eruciformis, Bromus spp, Calamagrostis spp, Eriophorum spp, Glyceria spp, Hordeum jubatum, Poa glauca, Triglochin spp.), sedges (Carex spp.), and floating mats of bog vegetation (Menyanthes trifoliata, Potentilla palustris, Caltha palustris, Equisetum spp.).
Nuts and catkin scales of Betula nana and Betula humilis, as well as seeds of Menyanthes trifoliata and nuts of Carex sp., are recognized.
25, Table 15): Glyceria spiculosa cop3, Menyanthes trifoliata sp, Scolochloa festucacea sp., Carex utriculata (=
Menyanthes trifoliata ydi'r enw gwyddonol ar hwn a 'bogbean' yn Saesneg.
For several diseases she mentioned the use of different plants (e.g., cough and tuberculosis treated with Juniperus communis L., Viburnum opulus L., Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach., Achillea millefolium L., Menyanthes trifoliata L.; kidney and bladder diseases treated with Jovibarba sobolifera (Sims) Opiz and Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng., etc.), while according to her boils were to be treated only with P.
For example he recommended bogbean (Menyanthes trifoliata L.) for rheumatism, kidney inflammation and stomach complaints, and his student and successor as Professor of Medicine at Uppsala University, Carl Peter Thunberg, published a thesis on the use of bogbean.
The tested fluid extracts contain polar secondary plant substances such as bitter agents (Menyanthes trifoliata L.), steroid saponines (Smilax regelii KILL.
Often they are at the extreme of their geographic range (e.g., Cornus canadensis), sometimes they are rare elements in the Indiana flora (e.g., Adlumia fungosa), or occur in specialized niches such as found in the extreme habitat of a Sphagnum bog (e.g., Menyanthes trifoliata) or the complex community structure of a remnant prairie (e.g., Gentiana puberulenta).
The Sphagnum-dominated substrate of Stage IV was occupied by Menyanthes trifoliata, Chamaedaphne calyculata, Scirpus sp.
The lake has low humic content and sparse vegetation mainly consisting of Carex rostrata, Menyanthes trifoliata, Lobelia dortmanna, and Nymphaea alba.
Yn sicr roedd yn broblem reit gyffredin ac roedd 'na nifer o wahanol blanhigion yn cael eu defnyddio i'w drin - rhai mor amrywiol 'r milddail (Achillea millefolium; yarrow), ffa'r gors (Menyanthes trifoliata; bog bean), llau'r offeiriad (Galium aparine; cleavers), fioled br (Viola odorata; sweet violet) a chribau Sant Ffraid (Satchys officinalis; betony).