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Related to pickerelweed: Duck potato, arrow arum, Pontederia cordata, Peltandra virginica, yellow pond lily
A freshwater plant (Pontederia cordata) of eastern North America, having heart-shaped leaves with long petioles and spikes of violet-blue flowers.
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(Plants) any of several North American freshwater plants of the genus Pontederia, esp P. cordata, having arrow-shaped leaves and purple flowers: family Pontederiaceae
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pick•er•el•weed(ˈpɪk ər əlˌwid, ˈpɪk rəl-)
any of several North American aquatic plants of the genus Pontederia, esp. P.cordata, with spikes of blue flowers, common in shallow fresh waters.
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|Noun||1.||pickerelweed - American plant having spikes of blue flowers and growing in shallow water of streams and ponds|
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