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Any of a number of plants with starlike flowers or leaves.
- ‘River water-crowfoot, water starworts, water cress and lesser and greater pond sedge.’
- ‘When it grows on mud in low-water conditions, the leaves of water starwort are oblong.’
- ‘Fully aquatic vascular plants, such as starworts, colonize shallow water, and mosses and algae extend into deep water.’
- ‘Young leaves of common starwort are edible, raw or cooked as a potherb.’
- ‘The mountain starwort is a small, slender, rather delicate perennial that is usually less than eighteen inches in height.’
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