water plantain

  1. any of several marsh plants of the genus Alisma, esp A. plantago-aquatica, of N temperate regions and Australia, having clusters of small white or pinkish flowers and broad pointed leaves: family Alismataceae
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  • Water-plantain grows in every pond near the metropolis; there is some just outside these gardens, in a wet ha-ha.

    Nature Near London

    Richard Jefferies