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Synonyms for bogbean

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

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For example he recommended bogbean (Menyanthes trifoliata L.) for rheumatism, kidney inflammation and stomach complaints, and his student and successor as Professor of Medicine at Uppsala University, Carl Peter Thunberg, published a thesis on the use of bogbean.
Marsh marigolds, purple loosestrife, yellow iris, bogbean, ragged robin and water mint will all grow happily in waterlogged soil and attract lots of insects.
Characters such as garden detectives DC Joe Pyweed and Constable Bogbean were featured regularly and guitarist Allen Maslen provided his gardening songs.