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Definition of the noun alopecurus pratensis

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  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 Pratensis
  11. Alopecurus Pratensis Ruthenicus
  12. Alopecurus Pratensis Songaricus
  13. Alopecurus Pratensis Castellanus
  14. Alopecurus Pratensis Ventricosus
  15. Alopecurus Pratensis Arundinaceus
  16. Alopecurus pratensis var. armenus
  17. Alopecurus Pratensis Brachystachys
  18. Alopecurus pratensis var. exalatus
  19. Form Alopecurus Pratensis Scaber
  20. Species Alopecurus Pratensis

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Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten, Robert Holland

ALOPECURUS PRATENSIS, L. Dead Man's Fingers, Foxtail-grass. ALTHEA OFFICINALIS, L. Mallow (Marsh, White), Wymot. ALTHEA ROSEA, L. Bysmalow, Hock, Hock-holler, Hollek, Hollihocke, Holy Hoke. ALYSSUM CALYCINUM, L.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

Meadow foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis) Reed canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea) Yorkshire fog (Holcus lanatus) Sweet vernal grass (Anthoxanthum odoratum) ( Deschampsia sp.) a Kentucky bluegrass/smooth-stalked (Poa pratensis)a ...

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 Domestic Encyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Facts, and Useful Knowledge: (1802)

Comprehending a Concise View of the Latest Discoveries, Inventions, and Improvements, Chiefly Applicable to Rural and Domestic Enconomy; Together with Descriptions of the Most Interesting Objects of Nature and Art; the History of Men and Animals, in a State of Health Or Disease; and Practical Hints Respecting the Arts and Manufactures, Both Familiar and Commercial. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings and Cuts. In Four Volumes. Volume First[-fourth]. by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

Meadow Fox-tail- grass: Alopecurus pratensis, L. 5. Smooth - stalked Meadowgrass : Poa pratensis , L. 0.

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 American Farmer's Encyclopedia ... By Gouverneur Emerson, of Pennsylvania, Upon the Basis of Johnson's Farmer's Encyclopedia (1857)

by Gouverneur Emerson

Alopecurus pratensis. Anthoxanthum odoratum. Avena flavescens. Avena pratensis. Briza media, Bromus arvensis. Cow-grass, or perennial red clover. Cynosurus cristatus. Dactylis glomerata. Festuca cambrica. Festuca duriuscula. Festuca ...

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 (1844)

Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry 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. protensis. The Rev. G. Swayne observes, that it is a ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Meadow for-tail grass, alopecurus pratensis. Linnaeus says, this is a proper grass to sow on grounds that have been drained. Mr. Stillingfleet was informed, that the best hay which comes to London is from the meadows where this grass ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

grass {Alopecurus pratensis), which has an erect smooth culm about ly3 to 2% feet high, and a cylindrical, obtuse, spikelike panicle abundantly covered with silvery hairs, is one of the best meadow and pasture grasses in Europe and ...

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