American brooklime.


American brooklime.
See under brooklime.

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  • American brooklime — noun plant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers • Syn: ↑brooklime, ↑Veronica americana • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • brooklime — /brook luym /, n. any of various speedwells found along brooks, in marshes, etc., as Veronica americana (American brooklime), a creeping plant having leafy stems and loose clusters of small blue flowers. [1400 50; late ME brokelemke, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • Brooklime — Brook lime , n. (Bot.) A plant ({Veronica Beccabunga}), with flowers, usually blue, in axillary racemes. The American species is {Veronica Americana}. [Formerly written {broklempe} or {broklympe}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Veronica (plant) — Taxobox name = Veronica image width = 220px image caption = Veronica chamaedrys regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Plantaginaceae genus = Veronica genus authority = L. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • bog plant — noun a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath • Syn: ↑marsh plant, ↑swamp plant • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Veronica — noun widespread genus of herbs with pink or white or blue or purple flowers: speedwell • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scrophulariaceae, ↑family Scrophulariaceae, ↑figwort family, ↑foxglove family …   Useful english dictionary

  • marsh plant — noun a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath • Syn: ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • swamp plant — noun a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath • Syn: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant • Hypernyms: ↑aquatic plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Veronica americana — noun plant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers • Syn: ↑brooklime, ↑American brooklime • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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