Meaning of shoreweed in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɔːwiːd/


mass noun
  • A small European plant with grasslike leaves, growing in mud and shallow water at the edge of ponds.

    Littorella uniflora, family Plantaginaceae

    ‘Cutting or collecting shoreweed and bottomweed is prohibited from sunset to sunrise and also on Sunday.’
    • ‘The figure for shoreweed and water lobelia is based on a sample of 93 fens and dune pools.’
    • ‘Especially important are the assemblies of peat-bog plants with species like sweetgale, cross-leaved heath, shoreweed, heath rush, tufted bulrush.’
    • ‘The specialized flora includes the rare plantain shoreweed, water lobelia, and quillwort.’
    • ‘The 34-foot deep eastern basin has a sand and gravel bottom with a variety of sterile-rosette aquatics including the rare plantain shoreweed.’