Swamp plants of Eurasia | Photos and descriptions of the plants of swamps

Not every vegetation can survive in the swamp territories. All because the swamp is a plot with high humidity. Any plant that exists near water absorbs the maximum amount of fluid. Because of this, water displaces oxygen, and some types of plant origin cannot cope with such living conditions. Depending on the types of swamps, there are a variety of plants that can be found in these territories.

Highclass marshes

There is a distribution of plants by species and classes. The most valuable representatives of the biological kingdom, germinating in the swamps, are:


Lingonberry mostly grows on peat swamps. Plant fruits are used in the food industry, as well as in medicine for the treatment and prevention of diseases.


Cranberries you can find cranberry fruits in swamps of riding and transitional type. The fruits of the plant are used in the food industry, amazing tea is prepared from the leaves. Cranberry is also an excellent remedy against colds, used for sore throat and vitaminosis.


Cloudberry grows on peat swamps. Berries have antimicrobial, diaphoretic, antispasmodic effects, are actively used for juices, jams, compotes and other types of food.


Rosyanka is a passive insect hunter. A carnivorous plant is used in medicine.


Cypress is a unique tree that is resistant to decay processes. Used for the construction and production of furniture.

Moss sphagnum

Sphagnum moss a plant containing carbolic acid. Perfectly holds moisture, when dying forms a peat and practically does not rot. Used in medicine and construction.

Bagolnik swamp

Bagolnik swamp a plant whose essential oil is used in skin processing and used in perfumes, soapbreeding and textile industry.


Sedge a representative of the biological kingdom, capable of surviving in any climatic conditions. It is considered a peat former and is actively used in landscape design.

Also popular and interesting plants are calamus, which can be found in shallow water or raw places and bubbles, an insectivorous plant that draws a victim for a few milliseconds.



Other species of marshes

It should be noted that the following representatives of the plant world are also growing in the swamps: martmart, flood, fluff, mannik, sitnik, clogging, white wing, core, cleaner, violet.

Mirts of Swamp


Cotton grass







One of the most beautiful plants is considered buttercup it blooms with extraordinary yellow colors, but is poisonous.


A drop of juice can cause a strong allergic reaction and the appearance of blisters. An equally beautiful plant is Iris. The diameter of charming flowers reaches 6-8 cm. Flowering can last more than one month.


Unusual plants of swamps

Among all known plants, there are those that you rarely meet in the swamps. These include a helmet, rank, horsetail, poisonous milestone, palchate column, Veronica and Derbennik.




Poisonous milestone




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