krigia

noun
any small branched yellow-flowered North American herb of the genus Krigia
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Krigia

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\\ˈkrigēə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from David Krig, 18th century American plant collector + New Latin -ia
1. capitalized : a genus of small branched yellow-flowered No. American herbs that are related to the chicories but resemble dandelions and have a pappus of both bristles and chaff and short achenes
2. -s : any plant of the genus Krigia — called also dwarf dandelion

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Krigĭa — (K. Schreb.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Compositae Cichoraceae Hyoserideae, 19. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; einzige Art: K. virginica …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Krigia —   Krigia K …   Wikipedia Español

  • Krigia — ID 44443 Symbol Key KRIGI Common Name dwarfdandelion Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • krigia — krig·ia …   English syllables

  • Krigia bulbosa — noun small yellow flowered herb resembling dandelions of central and southeastern United States • Syn: ↑dwarf dandelion, ↑Krigia dandelion • Hypernyms: ↑krigia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Krigia dandelion — noun small yellow flowered herb resembling dandelions of central and southeastern United States • Syn: ↑dwarf dandelion, ↑Krigia bulbosa • Hypernyms: ↑krigia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Krigia biflora — ID 44444 Symbol Key KRBI Common Name twoflower dwarfdandelion Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Krigia biflora var. biflora — ID 44446 Symbol Key KRBIB Common Name twoflower dwarfdandelion Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Krigia biflora var. viridis — ID 44450 Symbol Key KRBIV Common Name twoflower dwarfdandelion Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, NM Growth Habit Forb/herb Dur …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Krigia caespitosa — ID 44452 Symbol Key KRCA Common Name weedy dwarfdandelion Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, NE, NY, OK, SC, TN, TX …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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