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Definition of the noun american frogbit
What does american frogbit mean as a name of something?
- American plant with roundish heart-shaped or kidney-shaped leaves; usually rooted in muddy bottoms of ponds and ditches
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of American frogbit: Limnodium spongia
- more generic terms: aquatic plant / hydrophyte / hydrophytic plant / water plant = a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
- member of: genus Limnobium / Limnobium = American frogbit
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Photo about American frogbit
This highly state rare plant is also a popular aquarium plant. American frogbit looks a lot like kidneyleaf mud plantain, but if you flip it over then you can see the characteristic "spongy" tissues underneath. This was a new find in a highly botanized area!
Photo credit: Kerry Wixted
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