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Definition of Bog rush

Bog rush
Bog Bog, n. [Ir. & Gael. bog soft, tender, moist: cf. Ir. bogach bog, moor, marsh, Gael. bogan quagmire.] 1. A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass. Appalled with thoughts of bog, or caverned pit, Of treacherous earth, subsiding where they tread. --R. Jago. 2. A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp. [Local, U. S.] Bog bean. See Buck bean. Bog bumper (bump, to make a loud noise), Bog blitter, Bog bluiter, Bog jumper, the bittern. [Prov.] Bog butter, a hydrocarbon of butterlike consistence found in the peat bogs of Ireland. Bog earth (Min.), a soil composed for the most part of silex and partially decomposed vegetable fiber. --P. Cyc. Bog moss. (Bot.) Same as Sphagnum. Bog myrtle (Bot.), the sweet gale. Bog ore. (Min.) (a) An ore of iron found in boggy or swampy land; a variety of brown iron ore, or limonite. (b) Bog manganese, the hydrated peroxide of manganese. Bog rush (Bot.), any rush growing in bogs; saw grass. Bog spavin. See under Spavin.

Meaning of Bog rush from wikipedia

- floristically rich, with black bog-rush Schoenus nigricans and brown mosses. The site contains po****tions of Saxifraga hirculus and the bog orchid Hammarbya paludosa...
- Schoenus nigricans is a species of sedge known by the common names black bog-rush and black sedge. It is native to Eurasia, parts of Africa, Australia, and...
- 1055/s-0030-1250517. PMID 21104609. Calflora Database: Juncus effusus (Bog rush, Common bog rush, Common rush) Jepson Manual eFlora (TJM2) treatment of Juncus effusus...
- A bog garden employs permanently moist (but not waterlogged) soil to create a habitat for plants and creatures which thrive in such conditions. It may...
- Schoenus is a genus of sedges. Plants of this genus mainly occur in Australia and Southeast Asia with some species widespread in scattered locations in...
- state-endangered bog rush (Juncus stygius) also grows here. Birds known to nest here include black tern, American bittern, killdeer, and mallards. Black Tern Bog is...
- (Carex tenuiflora), as well as one of only a few known po****tions of bog rush (Juncus stygius) in the State of Wisconsin. In 1991, the US Forest Service...
- rare in Britain, and support two species, Black Bog-rush (Schoenus nigricans) and Blunt-flowered Rush (Juncus subnodulosus), which have restricted distributions...
- Schoenus brevifolius, known as zig-zag bog-rush, is a species of sedge native to Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, and the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands...
- fen and marshy gr****land has a rich variety of flora. Black bog-rush, blunt-flowered rush and purple moor-gr**** are common in the fen areas, and purple...
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