Definition of shoreweed in English:


Line breaks: shore|weed
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːwiːd


[mass noun]
  • A small European plant with grass-like leaves, growing in mud and shallow water at the edge of ponds.
    • Littorella uniflora, family Plantaginaceae
    More example sentences
    • Cutting or collecting shoreweed and bottomweed is prohibited from sunset to sunrise and also on Sunday.
    • The figure for shoreweed and water lobelia is based on a sample of 93 fens and dune pools.
    • Especially important are the assemblies of peat-bog plants with species like sweetgale, cross-leaved heath, shoreweed, heath rush, tufted bulrush.

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