Bogbean
Fact File
Taken at Aberlady on 20th May 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens




 





 
Bogbean.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Menyanthes trifoliata,
Menyanthaceae.
Aquatic, rhizomatous perennial.
Buckbean.


Habitat:
Blooms:
Flower:
Height:
Feature:

Fens and Bogs.
Summer.
Pink.
0.1 - 0.5 metres.
The name Menyanthes comes from the Greek words menyein, meaning "disclosing", and anthos, meaning "flower", in reference to the sequential opening of flowers on the inflorescence.