an Old World mallow, Althaea officinalis, having pink flowers, found in marshy places.
the rose mallow, Hibiscus moscheutos.
a malvaceous plant, Althaea officinalis, that grows in salt marshes and has pale pink flowers. The roots yield a mucilage formerly used to make marshmallows
(US & Canadian) another name for rose mallow (sense 1)
noun 1. a yellow-flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip. noun 1. a yellow-flowered ranunculaceous plant, Caltha palustris, that grows in swampy places Also called kingcup, May blobs, (US) cowslip
noun 1. any of several eastern North American plants belonging to the genus Sabatia, of the gentian family, having rose-pink flowers.
noun, South Atlantic States (chiefly South Carolina and Georgia) . 1. a small, sometimes half-wild horse of the coastal marshes. 2. Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a poor white living in the marshes.
- Marsh tit
noun 1. a small European songbird, Parus palustris, with a black head and greyish-brown body: family Paridae (tits)