aquatic plant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aquatic 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
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Usage

In literature:

It feeds on grain and aquatic plants, in search of which it wades through the reptile-haunted morasses.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Joe put in some of the green aquatic plant, as this serves to keep the fish healthy, and makes it unnecessary to change the water so often.
"Joe Strong, the Boy Fish" by Vance Barnum
L'Encuerado pushed the raft to land over the aquatic plants, and I jumped ashore to moor our craft.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
Diatomaceous earth is made up of remains of minute aquatic plants.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
They are aquatic plants.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
Lives much in the water, and feeds on aquatic plants.
"Delineations of the Ox Tribe" by George Vasey
There were always poplars to be seen, but the poplar had become an aquatic plant.
"A Little Tour in France" by Henry James
These blocks are mixed with nodules of granite, and present innumerable forms, both of shells and aquatic plants.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
Fourth, an aquatic plant.
"Harper's Young People, July 20, 1880" by Various
In front of the house was a large piece of water in which floated a gayly-painted boat; aquatic plants of all kinds bordered its edges.
"The Cat of Bubastes" by G. A. Henty
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In news:

THUMBS UP to attorney Jan Schlictmann of Oceanic Innovations LLC, which is planning a $100 million redevelopment of the former Somerset Station power plant to transform it into innovative aquatic facilities.
Residents Take Action Against Milfoil Aquatic Plant Not Welcome In Ellington Crystal Lake.
A wide range of aquatic plant s can be found growing in, on, and around a body of water.
An airboat outfitted for spraying herbicide is now being used to kill the two invasive aquatic plants on the East Texas lake.
Driftwood or rocks with live plants growing on them have become an important item for most of the large aquatic plant nurseries.
Driftwood or rocks with live plants growing on them have become an important item for most of the large aquatic plant nurseries.
Eurasian Milfoil , an invasive aquatic plant species, was recently found in the waters of Howard Lake, according to Curt Forst of the Lake Association of Howard Lake.
Researchers say the nose's structure allows moose to close their nostrils while foraging for aquatic plants.
Wildfires burning across Lake Okeechobee 's exposed lake bed could help burn away dried-out undergrowth and clear the way for new aquatic plants that provide wildlife habitat.
Ice and snow pack may limit biological activity but deep in the water invasive aquatic plants over-winter until ice-out.
Ed Taub of Aquatic Control Technology Inc began work this week to clear away overgrown plant material that has choked Parsonage Pond in West Tisbury.
(AP) — State officials say cars and trucks driving along the shoreline of a lake near Knox are damaging a rare aquatic plant exposed by low water levels amid the state's worst drought in decades.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — The Berkeley Aquatic Center for Excellence came one step closer to achieving its goal of gaining access to the sewer treatment plant in the township last night.
Guest essay by MEGHAN?JOHNSTONE Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator, Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
Proliferation of the plant in lakes tends to choke out native aquatic plant species and reduce optimal game fish habitat.
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