vegetation (part of speech: noun)
vegetation (plural) (part of speech: noun)
- As in the Southern Himalayan Algae, the specimens were infested with many Diatomaceae, amongst which the moat conspicuous were various Cymbellae and Epithemiae. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
- Algae reduces appetite and as a dietary supplement can assist in weight loss. - "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon.
- We walk to the water's edge and here he shows me Green scum, or stalks, or sedges, grasses, shrubs, That yield to trees beyond the levels, where The beech and oak have triumph; for along This gradual growth from algae, reeds and grasses, That builds the soil against the water's hands, All things are fierce for place and garner life From weaker things. - "Toward the Gulf", Edgar Lee Masters.