Menyanthes trifoliata
bogbean ogbean n. a perennial plant of Europe and America ({Menyanthes trifoliata}) having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at the water margin and spreading across the surface; -- called also {bog myrtle}, {water shamrock} and {marsh trefoil}.

Syn: water shamrock, buckbean, bog myrtle, marsh trefoil. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Menyanthes trifoliata — buckbean uckbean, Buck bean Buck bean (b[=e]n ). (Bot.) A perennial plant ({Menyanthes trifoliata}) of Europe and America which grows in moist and boggy places, having racemes of white, reddish, or purplish flowers and intensely bitter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Menyanthes trifoliata — buckbean uckbean, Buck bean Buck bean (b[=e]n ). (Bot.) A perennial plant ({Menyanthes trifoliata}) of Europe and America which grows in moist and boggy places, having racemes of white, reddish, or purplish flowers and intensely bitter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Menyanthes trifoliata — ID 53291 Symbol Key METR3 Common Name buckbean Family Menyanthaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Menyanthes trifoliata — noun 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 • Syn: ↑water shamrock, ↑buckbean, ↑bogbean, ↑bog myrtle …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Menyanthes trifoliata L. — Symbol METR3 Common Name buckbean Botanical Family Menyanthaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Menyanthes trifoliata L. var. minor Raf. — Symbol METR3 Synonym Symbol METRM Botanical Family Menyanthaceae …   Scientific plant list

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