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Noun1.Samolus - genus of herbs usually growing in salt marshes: water pimpernels
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Primulaceae, primrose family, Primulaceae - a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
water pimpernel - a white-flowered aquatic plant of the genus Samolus
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Samolus parviflorus Raf.--CW, SW; SUCWL, WE/OF; Rare but locally abundant; C = 5; BSUH 19981.
gaditana, Anagallis tenella, Blackstonia perfoliata, Carex punctata, Calamagrostis epigejos, Carex arenaria, Isolepis setacea, Leontodon saxatilis, Oenanthe lachenalii, Plantago uniflora, Pullicaria dysenterica, Ranunculus flammula, Samolus valerandii, Teucrium scordium.
Australis, Suceda maritima, Apium prostratum, Mesembryanthemum australe, Frankenia lavis, Samolus repens, Wilsonia rotundifolia, W.
Nonwoody plants included marsh buttercup (Ranunculus septentrionalis), blue flag (Iris hexagona), brookweed (Samolus valerandii), marsh purslane (Ludwigia palustris), warty arrowhead (Sagittaria papillosa), stingless nettle (Boehmeria cylindrica), large spikerush (Eleocharis macrostachya), turgid sedge (Carex amphibola), and basket grass (Oplismenus hirtellus).
(tomatillo), Samolus latifolius Duby (lechuguilla), Nertera granadensis (Mutis.
[Virginia H, J N 3208 spring-beauty] PRIMULACEAE Samolus valerandi L.
A floral ontogenetic study on the sister group relationships between the genus Samolus (Primulaceae) and the Theophrastaceae.
Two rather specialised wild flowers that most of us are unlikely to see are trientalis europaea, the chickweed wintergreen, thriving in wet acid moorland and coniferous forests and the brookweed, samolus valerandii, found on bare ground near the sea but which may also be seen being used as a submersed aquatic in well-lit cool water aquariums.
Schat and Van Beckhoven (1991) reported that Plantago coronopus and Samolus valerandi were tightly clumped around tussocks of the aerenchymous Juncus maritimus in dune slacks on the coast of Holland, where survival rates appeared to be enhanced by soil oxygenation and oxidation of iron, manganese, and sulfide.
subglabrata, Pilea pumila, Rumex obtusifolius, Samolus parviflorus, Scrophularia marilandica, Verbena urticifolia, and Xanthium strumarium.
The eight other herbs included Bucks-horn Plantain * Plantago coronopus, White Sebaea Sebaea albidiflora, Annual Celery Apium annuum, Creeping Brookweed Samolus repens, Perennial Rye-grass * Lolium perenne, Prickly Arrowgrass and a mat of Narrow-leaved Wilsonia Wilsonia backhousei.