Waterwort
Waterwort Wa"ter*wort`, n. (Bot.) Any plant of the natural order {Elatine[ae]}, consisting of two genera ({Elatine}, and {Bergia}), mostly small annual herbs growing in the edges of ponds. Some have a peppery or acrid taste. [1913 Webster]

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  • waterwort — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wæterwyrt, from wæter water + wyrt wort more at water, wort 1. : a plant of the family Elatinaceae 2. : a plant of the fam …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elatine — Taxobox name = Elatine image width = 250px image caption = Elatine hexandra regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Elatinaceae genus = Elatine genus authority = L. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Elatine americana — ID 29423 Symbol Key ELAM3 Common Name American waterwort Family Elatinaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DE, GA, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OK, PA, RI, SC …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Elatine minima — ID 29434 Symbol Key ELMI Common Name small waterwort Family Elatinaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DE, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Water pepper — Wa ter pep per (Bot.) (a) Smartweed. (b) Waterwort. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Elatinaceae — Taxobox name = Elatinaceae image wdith = 240px image caption = Elatine hexandra regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Elatinaceae familia authority = Dum. subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

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  • Albysjön (Botkyrka) — Infobox lake lake name = Albysjön image lake = Albysjön,.jpg caption lake = The Stockholm Metro passing over Albysjön image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = coords = coord|59|14|33.3|N|17|52|26.0|E|region:SE type:waterbody… …   Wikipedia

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