swamp

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stout tropical swamp fern (especially tropical America) having large fronds with golden yellow sporangia covering the undersides Acrostichum aureum , golden fern , leather fern
poorly drained soils on top of peat and under marsh or swamp vegetation bog soil
wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel bog , peat bog
small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species bonobo , Pan paniscus , pygmy chimpanzee
swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups Caltha palustris , cowslip , kingcup , marsh marigold , May blob , meadow bright , water dragon
swamp gas effluvium , methane
medium-sized swamp gum of New South Wales and Victoria Eucalyptus camphora , mountain swamp gum
large subtropical swamp in southern Florida that is noted for its wildlife Everglades
deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe foetid pothos , polecat weed , skunk cabbage , Symplocarpus foetidus
rootless carnivorous swamp plants having at the base of the stem a rosette of foliage and leaves consisting of slender tubes swollen in the middle to form traps; each tube passes into two long spirally twisted arms with stiff hairs genlisea
American song sparrow and swamp sparrow genus Melospiza , Melospiza
bald cypress; swamp cypress genus Taxodium , Taxodium
one species: Australian leafless shrubs: swamp oak genus Viminaria , Viminaria
clump-forming deciduous perennial swamp plant of western North America similar to Symplocarpus foetidus but having a yellow spathe Lysichiton americanum , skunk cabbage
bog or swamp marsh
swamp atmosphere miasma
columnar swamp tree of southeastern to midwestern North America yielding pale soft easily worked wood Nyssa aquatica , water gum
swamp, concerning a paludial , paludinal , paludious
air-filled root (submerged or exposed) that can function as a respiratory organ of a marsh or swamp plant pneumatophore
smooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berries; yields an irritating oil poison ash , poison dogwood , poison sumac , Rhus vernix , Toxicodendron vernix
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