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Alpine Bistort

Definition of the noun Alpine Bistort

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  1. Alpine bistort is the vernacular name of the Polygonum viviparum, a species of Polygonum.
    • geographic area: North America
  2. Alpine bistort is the vernacular name of the Bistorta vivipara, a species of Bistorta.
    • geographic area: North America
  3. Alpine bistort is the vernacular name of the Bistorta vivipara, a species of Bistorta.
    • geographic area: North America

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Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

vivipa- rum, or viviparous Alpine bistort. Each has a simple stem, and a single terminal raceme of flowers. The former has flesh colored ...

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language, in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement ... (1836)

by David Booth

is the English Bistort, or Snakeweed ; and the vivi- parum is the Alpine Bistort, or Lesser Snakeweed. The species hydropiper is Water-pepper, ...

Google previewAn analytical dictionary of the English language (1835)

by David Booth

is the English Bistort, or Snakeweed; and the vivi- parum is the Alpine Bistort, or Lesser Snakeweed. The species hydropiper is Water-pepper, ...

Google previewThe domestic encyclopaedia (1802)

or, A dictionary of facts, and useful knowledge, comprehending a concise view of the latest discoveries, inventions, and improvements, chiefly applicable to rural and domestic enconomy ... by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

Alpine Bistort ; see Bistort, the Small. Apoplexy, in Farriery ; see Staggers. Apple-Quince ; see Quince. Rose ; see Rose. tree, Coccus ; see Coccus. Arbutus, the Black-berried Alpine ; see Strawberry-tree.

Google previewAn Analytical Dictionary of the English Language in which the words are explained in the order of their natural affinity, independent of alphabetical arrangement, and the signification of each is traced from its etymology ... To which are added, an introduction, containing a new grammar of the language, and an alphabetical index, etc (1835)

by David BOOTH (Author of the Analytical Dictionary.)

is the English Bis'ron'r, or SNAKEWEED; and the viviparum is the Alpine BISTORT, or Lesser SNAKEWEED. The species kydropiper is WATER-PEPPER, or ARSE- SMART; ...

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary (1838)

by Sir Joseph Paxton, John Lindley

vivip'arum, Alpine Bistort : stem simple, bearing a single spike ; leaves lance- shaped, revolute at the margin ; stem from three to eight inches high, erect, leafy; flowers pale red ; perennial ; flowers in June and July ; grows on the White ...

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

by Cuthbert William Johnson

Alpine Bistort (P. viviparum) is another species, having the same astringent properties in the root. It is found in pastures, or moist fissures of rock in alpine situations. Like the last in habit, but much smaller, and essentially distinct. The stem is ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

Ser ′pentfish, thesnakefish; Ser′pentgrass, the alpine bistort. —adjs.Serpent′ iform,ophidian in structure: snakelike; Ser ′pentine, resemblingaserpent: winding, tortuous: spiral: crooked.—n. akindoffirework: a 16thcent. form of cannon : ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

and Polygonum viviparum [alpine bistort]. Kumarutet is used to denote all moss species (e.g., Pohlia nutans) based on the traditional use of moss as a wick in lamps (kuman = lamp, ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

viviparum, alpine bistort. - - a town of Austria-Hungary, Bistritz, in Transylvania; in mediaeval times a place of large commerce. Pop. 12,081.

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ; with Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

viviparum, or viviparous Alpine bistort.

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1847)

by John Marius Wilson

~, The alpine bistort, Polygonum viviparum, is also a herbaceous perennial,

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