pondweed

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pond +‎ weed

Noun[edit]

pondweed ‎(plural pondweeds)

  1. Any of several plants of the genus that grow in ponds or similar aquatic conditions:
    • (Can we date this quote?)greenfingers.com article
      If you have to clear out any pondweed, make sure you leave it by the water’s edge before composting it so that any wildlife can crawl back into the pond.
    1. (most commonly) Potamogeton, a diverse and worldwide genus
    2. Elodea, found in North America
    3. Aponogeton, in Africa, Asia and Australasia
    4. Groenlandia densa, principally of Spain
  2. Charales, an order of green algae

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