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Synonyms for buckbean

perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves

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3C), the peat material also included evidence of aquatic to semi-aquatic plants such as buckbean (Menyanthes), horsetail (Equisetum), and pondweed (cf.
The wetland holds botanical specimens that cannot be seen anywhere else in Korea: prairie sphagnum, meadowsweet, Siberian geraniums, pitcher plants, sundew, buckbean, rushes, two-flower violet, Arctic starflower, catchfly, and Hanabusaya asiatica, an endangered perennial herb.
Buckbean--Growing in cool bogs, the buckbean has three-lobed leaves that resemble bean leaves.
Aquatic plants analysed were: buckbean (Menyanthes trifoliata); water lilly (Nymphaea alba); water horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile); and bottle sedge (Carex rostrata).