Definition of bog arum in English:

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bog arum


A plant of the arum family, with heart-shaped leaves, a white spathe, and a green spadix. It grows in swamps and boggy ground in north temperate regions. Also called calla or water calla.
  • Calla palustris, family Araceae
Example sentences
  • It contains many triflorum rhododendrons as well as a boggy pool with royal ferns and bog arums.
  • Where else can you get your picture taken with Juvan's houseleek and the endemic bog arum?
  • The skunk cabbage I am talking about is Lysichiton americanus, and is also called swamp lantern, and bog arum.
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