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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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IF it hadn't been for sisters Harriet and Alice Balfour, Bogbean the badger would not be here today.
But when they got closer, they saw Bogbean was breathing and waited by his side for three hours to see if his mother would return.
Characters such as garden detectives DC Joe Pyweed and Constable Bogbean were featured regularly and guitarist Allen Maslen provided his gardening songs.
uk Jim Brady called to report flowering yellow water lily and masses of bogbean at Mere Sands Wood near, Rufford, where great crested grebe feed young.
Botanists will tell you that it is in fact related to the bogbean, rather than to the other water-lilies, with yellow fringed petals and coming into flower in July.