pickerelweed

noun pick·er·el·weed \ ˈpi-k(ə-)rəl-ˌwēd \

Definition of pickerelweed

:a shallow-water monocotyledonous perennial plant (Pontederia cordata) chiefly of the eastern U.S. and Canada with large leaves and a spike of purplish-blue flowers

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1785


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