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American Everlasting

Definition of the noun American Everlasting

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American everlasting is the vernacular name of the Gamochaeta americana, a species of Gamochaeta.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, North America

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Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2009)

Complete Information about the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients Found in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

An American everlasting having tloeeose-woolly herbage and small corymbose heads with pearly white whorls. Used in "organic" cosmetics. PEAT 0 Dccayed vegetable matter found in marshy or damp regions used as an antiacne ingredient.

Google previewFlora's Dictionary (1837)

by Elizabeth Washington Wirt

The American Everlasting, or eternal flower, G. margarita- veum, has white flowers. It also grows wild, in Wales, and is there used to adorn the graves of the departed ; elegantly alluding to immortali ty, hy the unfading nature of its flowers, and ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1807)

Comprehending All the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, Or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds: with Correct Engravings ... from Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards by R. W. Dickson, Sydenham Edwards

margaritaceum, American Everlasting, or Eternal Flower; 6. G. planlagineum, Plantainleaved Everlasting; 7. G. stwcltas, Common Shrubby Everlastin , or Stoechas. The first is a shru the height of a man, determinately branched. The leaves ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)

Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb

Gnaphalium margaritaceum, American Everlasting. The following are the principal annuals, namely, the — Gnaphalium luteo album, Jersey Everlasting. — Gnaphalium un- dulatum, Waved Everlasting. Clus. Hist.; Dod.Pempt.; Bauh. Hist.

Google previewFlora's Dictionary. [A treatise on the language of flowers. With a series of poetical extracts.] By a Lady (1835)

The American Everlasting, or Eternal Flower, G. margaritaccum, has white flowers. It also grown wild, in Wales, and is there used to adorn the graves of the departed; elegantly alluding to immortality, by tho unfading nature of its flowers, and to ...

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