Desmanthus ilinoensis

noun
perennial herb of North American prairies having dense heads of small white flowers
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Desmanthus, ↑genus Desmanthus

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  • Desmanthus — noun genus of American herbs or shrubs with sensitive pinnate leaves and small whitish flowers • Syn: ↑genus Desmanthus • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Desmanthus — noun genus of American herbs or shrubs with sensitive pinnate leaves and small whitish flowers • Syn: ↑Desmanthus • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae …   Useful english dictionary

  • prairie mimosa — noun perennial herb of North American prairies having dense heads of small white flowers • Syn: ↑prickle weed, ↑Desmanthus ilinoensis • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Desmanthus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • prickle-weed — noun perennial herb of North American prairies having dense heads of small white flowers • Syn: ↑prairie mimosa, ↑Desmanthus ilinoensis • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Desmanthus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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