Pipewort
Pipewort Pipe"wort`, n. (Bot.) Any plant of a genus ({Eriocaulon}) of aquatic or marsh herbs with soft grass-like leaves. [1913 Webster]

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  • pipewort — noun Any of several aquatic plants of the genus Eriocaulon …   Wiktionary

  • Pipewort — Aristolochia (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • pipewort — /ˈpaɪpwɜt/ (say puypwert) noun a monocotyledonous plant, Eriocaulon septangulare, with narrow, tufted leaves and small unisexual flowers, occurring only in wet situations in western Scotland and Ireland …   Australian English dictionary

  • pipewort — noun aquatic perennial of North America and Ireland and Hebrides having translucent green leaves in a basal spiral and dense buttonlike racemes of minute white flowers • Syn: ↑Eriocaulon aquaticum • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑water plant,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pipewort family — noun chiefly tropical aquatic or bog herbs: pipeworts • Syn: ↑Eriocaulaceae, ↑family Eriocaulaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Xyridales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hairy pipewort — noun : a low herb (Lachnocaulon anceps) of the family Eriocaulaceae of the southeastern United States having a 3 angled hairy scape …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eriocaulon parkeri — ID 31905 Symbol Key ERPA4 Common Name estuary pipewort Family Eriocaulaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NC, NJ, NY, PA, VA Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Eriocaulon decangulare — Taxobox name = Eriocaulon decangulare image width = 240px status = G5 status system = TNC status ref = Cite web publisher =NatureServe title = Eriocaulon decangulare work = NatureServe Explorer url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Eriocaulon decangulare — ID 31816 Symbol Key ERDE5 Common Name tenangle pipewort Family Eriocaulaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, LA, MD, MS, NC, NJ, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Eriocaulon — noun type genus of the Eriocaulaceae: rushlike aquatic or marginal perennials usually found in shallow waters of acid lakes and pools and bogs • Syn: ↑genus Eriocaulon • Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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