white cankerweed

noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cankerweed — noun herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑white lettuce, ↑Nabalus alba, ↑Prenanthes alba • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake root • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Nabalus alba — noun herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑white lettuce, ↑cankerweed, ↑Prenanthes alba • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake root • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prenanthes alba — noun herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑white lettuce, ↑cankerweed, ↑Nabalus alba • Hypernyms: ↑rattlesnake root • Member Holonyms: ↑Nabalu …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Nabalus — noun genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑Nabalus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nabalus — noun genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes • Syn: ↑genus Nabalus • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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