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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 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 previewFarmers' Bulletin (1950)

Sweet Alyssum Sweet alyssum is a very easily ...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Companion Planting (2010)

Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Garden Successful by Dale Mayer

Sweet alyssum is a good annual as it offers continuous small flowers and it attracts beneficial insects. Buckwheat grain plant is another useful cover crop that is inexpensive, flowers quickly, and is easy to till into the soil by hand. The more ...

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 u::der indoor conditions. The cosmos is another flower which it is especially desirable to ...

Google previewGrow Marijuana Now! (2010)

An Introductory, Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Cannabis by Alicia Williamson

• Sweet alyssum is a self-seeding annual that is ...

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 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 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 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, frothy little edging plant.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Commercial Greenhouse by James Boodley, ISBN 9781418030797 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alyssum: Alyssum is a genus of about 100170 species of flowering plants in the family Brassicaceae,native to Europe, Asia,andnorthern Africa ...

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 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 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 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


Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

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

Origins: Resembling Alyssum L.; see P.E. Boissier, in Annates des Sciences Naturelles. Botanique. 17: 57. 1842. Alyssum. L. Brassicaceae. Origins: Latin alysson and Greek alyssos "a plant used for the bite of a mad dog, madwort," a " not, ...

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, 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 previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1897)

A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders

Gold Basket (Alyssum saxatile) — see Alyssum.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

timum, known as sweet alyssum, is much cultivated in gardens, having white and fragrant honey-scented flowers, of which bees are very fond. The rock- alyssum or golddust, A. saxatile, h' clusters of £ flowers, appearing in early spring .

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), Seedllng, Snow-drift. ALYssUM SAXATILE, L. Gold Dust.

Google previewSteer's Gardening Encyclopaedia (2007)

by William H Steer

Alstromeria 17 Alyssum and broken-up top spit. In winter give protection by renewing the top-dressing of grit and well-broken-up stone chips, after scarifying the surface a few weeks earlier. Seeing that the list of " favourite, beautiful alpines " of ...

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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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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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