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.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bog Plant

bog bilberry
bog brush
bog candles
bog down
bog hemp
bog in
bog iron
bog iron ore
bog kalmia
bog laurel
bog moss
bog myrtle
bog off
bog orchid
bog pimpernel
bog plant (current term)
bog rein orchid
bog rhubarb
bog roll
bog rose
bog rosemary
bog soil
bog spavin
bog standard
bog star
bog whortleberry

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 ..."

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