from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The popular name of the Subularia aquatica: so called from its awlshaped leaves (Latin subula, an awl).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A plant (
Subularia aquatica), with awl-shaped leaves.
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- noun A plant, Subularia aquatica, with
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- noun small aquatic plant having tufted awl-shaped leaves in a basal rosette and minute white flowers; circumboreal
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Quite common are northern bur-reed Sparganium hyperboreum, small pondweed Potamogeton pusillus ssp. groenlandicus, dwarf water-crowfoot Ranunculus confervoides and occasionally awlwort Subularia aquatica, which only blooms if the pond is totally desiccated (where the mudworm Limosella aquatica also thrives).