southern spatterdock


Definition of southern spatterdock

: a spatterdock (Nuphar sagittifolium) of flowing waters of the southeastern U.S. that has filmy submersed leaves and narrow oblong to lanceolate floating leaves, sometimes forms obstructive mats in larger streams, and is often planted in aquariums

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“Southern spatterdock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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