shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control
Syn: ↑genus Baccharis
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈbakərə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin baccar, bacchar, a plant having a fragrant root, from Greek bakcharis sowbread
: a genus of smooth and resinous or glutinous shrubs (family Compositae) having whitish or yellow flower heads in pyramidal panicles

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  • Baccharis — Bacchăris L., Pflanzengattg. der Komponisten, Sträucher mit halbkugeligen Blütenköpfen, meist tropisch, sämtliche Arten in Amerika einheimisch …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Baccharis L. — Symbol BACCH Common Name baccharis Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

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