greater water parsnip


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Noun1.greater water parsnip - large stout white-flowered perennial found wild in shallow fresh water; Europe
genus Sium, Sium - perennial of wet and marshy places in the northern hemisphere: water parsnips
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
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Small skipper butterfly - a small population first established in County Durham in the 1980s has now spread well into Northumberland Greater Water Parsnip - the plant is being reintroduced to Newham Bog National Nature Reserve in Northumberland.
The biodiversity experts from the Environment Agency are planning to reintroduce the rare and endangered Greater Water Parsnip to Northumberland.
The silver diving beetles and the greater water parsnips are also thriving.

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