HyperDic: pondweed

English > 2 senses of the word pondweed:
NOUNplantpondweedany of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae
plantpondweed, Elodea, genus Elodea, ditchmosssubmerged freshwater perennials
English > pondweed: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several submerged or floating freshwater perennial aquatic weeds belonging to the family Potamogetonaceae.
Member ofPotamogetonaceae, family Potamogetonaceae, pondweed familyplants that grow in ponds and slow streams
Narrowercurled leaf pondweed, curly pondweed, Potamogeton crispusEuropean herb naturalized in the eastern United States and California
frog's lettuceVery similar to Potamogeton
horned pondweed, Zannichellia palustrisFound in still or slow-moving fresh or brackish water
loddon pondweed, Potamogeton nodosus, Potamogeton americanuspondweed with floating leaves
variously-leaved pondweed, Potamogeton gramineousOf Europe (except the Mediterranean area) and the northern United States
Broaderaquatic plant, water plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plantA plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus / lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
English > pondweed: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
Meaningsubmerged freshwater perennials.
SynonymsElodea, genus Elodea, ditchmoss
Member ofHydrocharitaceae, family Hydrocharitaceae, Hydrocharidaceae, family Hydrocharidaceae, frogbit family, frog's-bit familysimple nearly stemless freshwater aquatic plants
MemberswaterweedA weedy aquatic plant of genus Elodea
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed

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