Menyanthes trifoliata L.
FamilyGentianaceae — APG family: Menyanthaceae
Common namebuckbean
DescriptionGlabrous; scapes from coarse, submerged, creeping rootstock, covered with bases of old leaves; leaves 3-foliate with ovate or oblong leaflets; racemes on long, leafless peduncles; calyx lance-ovate; corolla white to pink, tube slightly longer than calyx; lobes with long beard of white hairs on inside; capsule globular to ovate.
EcologyBogs, ponds. Described from Europe.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.