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Definition of the noun Alopecurus pratensis

What does Alopecurus pratensis mean as a name of something?


  1. stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of Alopecurus pratensis: meadow foxtail
    • more generic terms: foxtail / foxtail grass = grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
    • member of: Alopecurus / genus Alopecurus = annual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds

Phrases with Alopecurus pratensis

  1. Alopecurus Pratensis Scaber
  2. Alopecurus Pratensis Armenus
  3. Alopecurus Pratensis Glaucus
  4. Alopecurus Pratensis Exalatus
  5. Alopecurus Pratensis Exserens
  6. Alopecurus Pratensis Obscurus
  7. Alopecurus Pratensis Aquaticus
  8. Alopecurus Pratensis Exaltatus
  9. Alopecurus Pratensis Nigricans
  10. Alopecurus Pratensis Ruthenicus
  11. Alopecurus Pratensis Songaricus
  12. Alopecurus Pratensis Castellanus
  13. Alopecurus Pratensis Ventricosus
  14. Alopecurus Pratensis Arundinaceus
  15. Alopecurus pratensis var. armenus
  16. Alopecurus Pratensis Brachystachys
  17. Alopecurus pratensis var. exalatus
  18. Alopecurus Pratensis Breviaristatus
  19. Alopecurus pratensis var. nigricans
  20. Alopecurus pratensis var. ruthenicus

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Alopecurus pratensis variegatus Goat. The genus JEgilops Goose. See Goose- grass Grama. The genus Boutehnta Grip. Galium Aparine Guinea. Panicum jumentorum (P. maximum) Gull. Galium Aparine Hair. The genus Aira Hair, American.

Google previewThe domestic encyclopedia, or, A dictionary of facts and useful knowledge, chiefly applicable to rural & domestic economy (1821)

with an appendix, containing additions in domestic medicine, and the veterinary and culinary arts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper, Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress)

Meadow — Fox-tail grass — Alopecurus pratensis. Field— Fox-tail — Alopecurus myosuroi- des. Bulbous — Fox-tail — Alopecurus bulbo- sua. Flote — Fox-tail — Alopecurus geniculars. Genus VII. Feather grass— Stipa pennata. Genus VIII.

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopedia (1821)

Or, A Dictionary of Facts and Useful Knowledge, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Economy : with an Appendix, Containing Additions in Domestic Medicine, and the Veterinary and Culinary Arts : the Whole Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Thomas Cooper

Meado-w— Fox-tail grass — Alopecurus pratensis. Field— Fox-tail — Alopecurus myosuroi- des. , Bulbous — Fox-tail — Alopecurus bulbo- sus. Flote — Fox-tail — Alopecurus genicula- tus.

Google previewThe gardeners dictionary (1835)

by Philip Miller

Alopecurus pratensis (meadw fox-tail grass). Eng. Bot. 759. Sit* erect, smooth ; panicle subspiked, cylindrical, obtuse, thick; glumes frwgtit- connate below the middle. — Hoot h- brous ; culm two feet high, ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

maiden = Miscanthus sinensis gracillimuis meadow foxtail = Alopecurus pratensis pampas = Cortaderia selloana. See ornamental grasses. quack = Agropyron repens quaking. See briza. See ornamental grasses. rainbow = Zea ...

Google previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

This annual species of foxtail- grass is distinguished from the perennial meadow foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis) by the total want of woolly hairs on the spike, so conspicuous in that of the A. pratensis. The Rev. G. Swayne observes, that it is a ...

Google previewThe Portable Encyclopaedia: Or, A Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences (1831)

On the Basis of Dr. Gregory's Comprehending the Latest Improvements in Every Branch of Useful Knowledge by James Mitchell

Meadow fox-tail grass—Alopecurus pratensis. 6. Sheep's fescue grass—Festuca ovina. 7. Rough stalked meadow grass—Poa trivialis. 8. Marsh meadow grass— Poa palustris. 9. Compressed meadow grass—Poa compressa. 10. Crested ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

Meadow foxtail(Alopecurus pratensis) Reed canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea) Yorkshire fog (Holcuslanatus) Sweetvernal grass (Anthoxanthumodoratum) ( Deschampsia sp.)a Kentucky bluegrass/smoothstalked meadowgrass (Poa ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Bio-Medecine (2001)

by Rita Singh

meadow fox-tail, Alopecurus pratensis linn., sweet vernal, Anthoxanthum odoratum Linn. and meadow grass, poa annua Linn., Poa pratensis Linn., and other species ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

it Alopecurus Pratensis, grows wild in pKaia. See Crass. [ ALOPECY. -See Alopecia. k ALOPEX, in zoology, ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

Alopecurus pratensis, or meadow fox-tail, may be diso by its softer and silkier spike and its awned and ciliated seed. The seed is, however, expensive, and slow in germinating, and is sometimes adulterated wit Alopecurus agrestis, a worthless ...

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