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Definition of the noun alyssum

What does alyssum mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • alyssum: alyssums
  • Alyssum: -

  1. any garden plant of the genus Alyssum having clusters of small yellow or white flowers
  2. a genus of the family Cruciferae

Phrases with Alyssum

Phrases starting with the word Alyssum:

  1. Alyssum Brasi
  2. Alyssum Draba
  3. Alyssum mimus
  4. Alyssum minus
  5. Alyssum Nanum
  6. Alyssum Novum
  7. Alyssum Vagum
  8. Alyssum Affine
  9. Alyssum Amoris
  10. Alyssum Aureum
  11. Alyssum Bungei
  12. Alyssum Costei
  13. Alyssum Dubium
  14. Alyssum Elatum
  15. Alyssum Fallax

Phrases ending with the word Alyssum:

  1. Pale Alyssum
  2. genus alyssum
  3. Hairy Alyssum
  4. hoary alyssum
  5. sweet alyssum

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alyssum

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Google previewGardener’s Guide to Full Sun Perennials (2011)

A Manual for the Care of Full Sun Perennial Flower Garden by Paul R. Wonning

Alyssum is an evergreen and the leaves should persist until the coldest winter temperatures freeze them back.

a food source, indeed alyssum is a top food source for some beneficial insects during its bloom time in late spring, early summer.

Google previewGardeners Guide to the Perennial Alyssum

Great Plant for the Rock and Perennial Garden by Paul R. Wonning

Alyssum is an evergreen and the leaves should persist until the coldest winter temperatures freeze them back...

Faunal Associations: Certain beneficial insects utilize Alyssum nectar as a food source, indeed alyssum is a top food source for ...

Google previewThe Everything Marijuana Book (2010)

Your complete cannabis resource, including history, growing instructions, and preparation by Alicia Williamson, Alicia Willaimson

Sweet Alyssum is a selfseeding annual ...

Google previewGood Housekeeping (1906)

The sweet alyssum is a charming, well-known flower which may be started in boxes indoors to advantage, it being of simplest culture and thriving well under indoor conditions. The cosmos is another flower which it is especially de— sirable to ...

Google previewThe Beginner's Guide to Growing Marijuana (2013)

Everything You Need to Start Growing Weed at Home by Lloyd Johnson

Sweet Alyssum Sweet alyssum is a self- seeding ...

Google previewClinical Veterinary Advisor (2010)

The Horse by David Wilson

COMMENTS Hoary alyssum is an aggressive invasive weed of hay meadows and should not be allowed to become established. PREVENTION Feed weed- free hay whenever possible. CLIENT EDUCATION • Educate clients so they can ...

Google previewThe Library of Work and Play Gardening and Farming

Sweet alyssum is a charming border plant. This, too, grows in almost any soil. It is well to sow the seed in a box indoors. Transplant when the little seedlings are two inches high. But alyssum may be sown right outdoors in the garden plot.

Google previewFarmers' Bulletin (1950)

Sweet Alyssum Sweet alyssum is a very easily ...

Google previewSummer & Fall Wildflowers of New England (2004)

by Marilyn Dwelley

HOARY ALYSSUM Berteroa incana Mustard Family Hoary Alyssum is a hairy plant with stiff branched stems. It grows as a weed in waste places to a height of from one to two feet. The leaves are alternate on the stem and are ...

Google previewThe Garden Primer (2008)

by Barbara Damrosch

Alyssum is a good edging plant, one you can transplant in clumps to fill bare spots — even the spaces between paving stones. The flowers are fragrant and have a long period of bloom, from spring till after the first hard frosts, although they do ...

Google previewHouse & Garden (1911)

Sweet alyssum is the most popular of all, blooming steadily until Use flower edgings for flower beds, foliage edgings for THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF INOCULATING SEED OF THE POD-BEARING. T is always a matter of economy in ...

Google previewMid-Atlantic Getting Started Garden Guide (2015)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Andre Viette, Mark Viette, Jacqueline Heriteau

S weet alyssum is a fragrant, ...

Google previewGarden Wisdom and Know-How (2010)

Everything You Need to Know to Plant, Grow, and Harvest by Judy Pray, Rodale Gardening Books

For example, sweet alyssum is a member of the cabbage family (Cruciferae), and dill and coriander are in the same family as carrots and celery (Umbelliferae) . Physical Controls Sanitation. The sources of disease infection {inoculum) around ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

(Alyssum spp.)G Folk Names: Alison, Madwort Powers: Protection, Moderating Anger Magical Use: Dioscorides recommended the alyssum as an amulet, for it has the power to “expel charms.” Hung up in the house it protects against ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

ALYSSUM, Alyson, or Madwort. This genus retains many species, most of which may be deemed under-shrubby, herbaceous perennials, of the ornamental flowery kind, which attain from one to two feet stature, adorned with hoary leaves, and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten, Robert Holland

ALYSSUM CALYCINUM, L. Heal-bite, or Heal-do . ALYssUM MARITIMUM, L. Allison (Sweet), Seedling, Snow-drift. ALYSSUM SAXATILE, L. Gold Dust.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Alyssum. L. Brassicaceae. Origins: Latin alysson and Greek alyssos "a plant used for the bite of a mad dog, madwort," a "not, against" and lyssa "rage, canine madness, madness," supposed to be a specific against madness and rage; see Carl ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

See Alyssum and Lunaria. ALYSSON ALPINUM LUTEUM. See Draba, ALYSSON SEGETUM. See Myagrum. ALYSSON SERPILLI FOLIO. See Clypeola . ALYSSON VERONICAE FOLIO. ALYSSON VULGARE. See Draba. See Draba.

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

See Alyssum. Clypeola. #ium. Myagrum. Peronica. ALYSSUM, (AAvagow Dioscor. from AAurora, to be mad.) Lin, gen.

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.), John ABERCROMBIE (Horticulturist.)

ALYSSUM, Ayffön, or Madwort. This genus retains many species, most of which may be deemed shrubby, herbaceous perennials, of the ornamental flowery kind, which attain from one to two feet stature, adorned with hoary leaves, and flowers ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

See Alyssum. ALYS'SON, / in botany. See A Lyss UM, CLY proLA, DRABA, MA R R U B 1 UM ...

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Alyssum Meaning

Video shows what alyssum means. Any of several plants, of the genus Alyssum, mostly of Eurasian origin, that have racemes of white or yellow flowers.. alyssum ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1Y4S1S1U1M3

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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