Definition of Bog plant
1. Noun. A semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath.
Specialized synonyms: Lesser Spearwort, Ranunculus Flammula, Greater Spearwort, Ranunculus Lingua, Caltha Palustris, Cowslip, Kingcup, Marsh Marigold, May Blob, Meadow Bright, Water Dragon, Rush, Acorus Calamus, Calamus, Flagroot, Myrtle Flag, Sweet Calamus, Sweet Flag, Calla Palustris, Water Arum, Wild Calla, Lysichiton Americanum, Skunk Cabbage, Foetid Pothos, Polecat Weed, Skunk Cabbage, Symplocarpus Foetidus, Iva, Marsh Elder, Sedge, Cattail, Sabbatia, Yellow-eyed Grass, Alisma Plantago-aquatica, Water Plantain, Arrow Grass, Triglochin Maritima, Grass-of-parnassus, Parnassia, Chelone Glabra, Shell-flower, Shellflower, Snake-head, Snakehead, Turtlehead, American Brooklime, Brooklime, Veronica Americana, Brooklime, European Brooklime, Veronica Beccabunga, Sium Suave, Water Parsnip, Greater Water Parsnip, Sium Latifolium, Sium Sisarum, Skirret, Lizard's-tail, Saururus Cernuus, Swamp Lily, Water Dragon
Generic synonyms: Aquatic Plant, Hydrophyte, Hydrophytic Plant, Water Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bog Plant
Literary usage of Bog plant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Garden Month by Month: Describing the Appearance, Color, Dates of Bloom by Mabel Cabot Sedgwick, Robert Cameron (1907)
"Bog-garden. Protect in PLANT OP winter. Prop. by division. Moist SIDE- soil. S. Eastern USA SADDLE FLOWER ITCHER Curious wild bog plant. A solitary 8-ia in. ..."
2. My Garden, Its Plan and Culture Together with a General Description of Its by Alfred Smee (1872)
"It is a bog plant, and difficult to grow. It is imported in quantities from ... It is a bog plant, like Venus's Fly-trap, and it has grown well with me out ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... Relation of the bog plant Societies of Northern North America,' finds that the bog plant societies of North America show an optimum dispersal in moist ..."
4. Biltmore Nursery, Biltmore, N.C. (1907)
"An interesting bog plant with curious trumpet-like leaves I to 2 feet long. ... An attractive bog plant growing naturally from the high mountains of North ..."
5. Bulletin of the American Geographical Society by American Geographical Society of New York (1905)
"These trees, and those forming a still younger element, surrounded the bog plant societies which were trapped by the surrounding tree vegetation; ..."
6. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"A North American bog plant 1-2 ft. high, with heart-shaped taper-pointed leaves without distinct ... A distinct and interesting bog plant 3-9 inches high, ..."
7. Report (1905)
"•Transeau, EN On the Geographic Distribution and Ecological Relations of the Bog Plant Societies of Northern North America.—Botanical Gazette, December ..."