water parsnip

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Noun1.Water parsnip - stout white-flowered perennial found wild in shallow fresh waterwater parsnip - stout white-flowered perennial found wild in shallow fresh water; northern United States and Asia
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.
Snail stock Add generous handfuls of fresh water parsnip leaves, wild sorrel and nettle tips to one litre of water.
Rare plants include southern marsh orchids, marsh cinquefoil, marsh arrow-grass, marsh pennywort and lesser water parsnip. 192 bird species have been recorded there since 1968.
The biodiversity experts from the Environment Agency are planning to reintroduce the rare and endangered Greater Water Parsnip to Northumberland.