a marsh plant, Menyanthes trifoliata, with white or pink flowers: family Menyanthaceae Also called bogbean
Historical Examples

Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children W. Houghton


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