[pik-er-uh l-weed, pik-ruh l-]
- any American plant of the genus Pontederia, especially P. cordata, having spikes of blue flowers, common in shallow fresh water.
Origin of pickerelweed
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- any of several North American freshwater plants of the genus Pontederia, esp P. cordata, having arrow-shaped leaves and purple flowers: family Pontederiaceae
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