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A floating freshwater plant with creeping stems which bear clusters of small rounded leaves.
- ‘Since its introduction in Ottawa, European frogbit has become one of the dominant plants in many eastern-Ontario wetlands, and has reduced native plant biodiversity.’
- ‘I have about 25% of the surface covered with frogbits.’
- ‘However, I have a feeling that this floater takes in lots of nutrients as my frogbits are growing yellow.’
- ‘Other species found during the survey include coontail, fragrant waterlily, American pondweed, duckweed, American frogbit, cattail, soft-stem bulrush, and arrowhead.’
- ‘European frogbit can displace native aquatic plants and deplete dissolved oxygen levels, impacting fish and wildlife.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.