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English noun: bog myrtle

1. bog myrtle (plant) 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


Synonymsbogbean, buckbean, marsh trefoil, Menyanthes trifoliata, water shamrock


Broader (hypernym)aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant


Member meronymgenus Menyanthes, Menyanthes









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