Sericocarpus

noun
small genus of herbs of the eastern United States: white-topped asters
Syn: ↑genus Sericocarpus
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑white-topped aster

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\\ˌserə̇kōˈkärpəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sērikos silken + New Latin -carpus — more at sericeous
: a small genus of herbs (family Compositae) of the eastern United States having corymbose white-rayed flower heads with an ovoid involucre, squamous bracts, and silky achenes

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  • Sericocarpus — ID 77600 Symbol Key SERIC Common Name whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • sericocarpus — ser·i·co·car·pus …   English syllables

  • Sericocarpus asteroides — ID 77601 Symbol Key SEAS3 Common Name toothed whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sericocarpus linifolius — ID 77605 Symbol Key SELI5 Common Name narrowleaf whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sericocarpus oregonensis — ID 77608 Symbol Key SEOR6 Common Name Oregon whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, OR, WA Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sericocarpus oregonensis var. californicus — ID 77609 Symbol Key SEORC2 Common Name Oregon whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Forb/herb, Subshrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sericocarpus oregonensis var. oregonensis — ID 77613 Symbol Key SEORO2 Common Name Oregon whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, OR, WA Growth Habit Forb/herb, Subshrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sericocarpus rigidus — ID 77615 Symbol Key SERI4 Common Name Columbian whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution OR, WA Growth Habit Forb/herb Dur …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sericocarpus tortifolius — ID 77617 Symbol Key SETO7 Common Name Dixie whitetop aster Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sericocarpus acutisquamosus (Nash) Small — Symbol SETO7 Synonym Symbol SEAC5 Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

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