snake-head

Definitions of snake-head
  1. noun
    showy perennial of marshlands of eastern and central North America having waxy lanceolate leaves and flower with lower part creamy white and upper parts pale pink to deep purple
    synonyms: Chelone glabra, shell-flower, shellflower, snakehead, turtlehead
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    type of:
    bog plant, marsh plant, swamp plant
    a semiaquatic plant that grows in soft wet land; most are monocots: sedge, sphagnum, grasses, cattails, etc; possibly heath
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