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Definition of marshwort in English:


A white-flowered plant of the parsley family which grows beside streams and in boggy areas.
  • Genus Apium, family Umbelliferae: several species
Example sentences
  • This marshwort is a small, creeping umbellifer which grows in open, wet, usually base-rich permanent pasture subject to winter flooding.
  • Marshwort is a bottom-rooted perennial water lily-like plant.
  • As its name suggests, creeping marshwort is a low-growing plant. The leaves are toothed with a single large cleft, and the plant sends out runners which creep low to the ground or slightly below the surface.
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