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Definition of the noun american spikenard
What does american spikenard mean as a name of something?
- unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; southeastern North America to Mexico
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Aralia racemosa
- synonyms of American spikenard: life-of-man / petty morel
- more generic words: subshrub / suffrutex = low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
- member of: genus Aralia = type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard
- geographic area: North America
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The American spikenard, Aralia racemosa. old-standing (óld'stan'ding), a. Of long continuance; long- standing ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
American spikenard, a much-branching herbaceous plant, Aralia racemosa, with a short thick rootstock more spicy than that of A. nudicaulis, the wild saraapa- rflla , and, like that, used in domestic medicine In place of true sarsaparilla. The A.
—American spikenard, a much- branching herbaceous plant, Aralia racemosa, with a short thick rootstock more spicy than that of A. nudicaulis, the wild sarsaparilla, and, like that, used in domestic ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
American spikenard, a much-branching herbaceous plant, Aralia racemosa, with a short thick rootstock more spicy than that of A. nudicatulis, the wild sarsaparilla, and, like that, used in domestic medicine in place of true sarsaparilla. The A.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: American spikenard, petty morel, life-of-man, spikenard A. spinosa L. English: American angelica tree, devil's walking stick, Hercules' ...
by Carole J. Skelly
AMERICAN SPIKENARD: See SPIKENARD. AMERICAN STORAX OR ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
The American spikenard, Aralia racemosa.,,. Indian-sal, Indian-Saul (indi-an-sal, -sāl), n. A large East Indian tree, Shorea robusta ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
in English: American spikenard Aralia racemosa L. subsp. racemosa North America. Perennial subshrub or herb, sweet pungent tonic See Sp. Pl. 1: 273. 1753 and Contr.
Companion to the British and American Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeias Arranged in the Form of a Dictionary (1890)
by Lawrence T. Ashwell
American Spikenard. Habitat, rich woodlands of America. Flowers in July. Well known for its spicy, aromatic, ...
A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen
AMERICAN SPIKENARD. (Aralia Ra- cemosa.) A species of Aralia, used for the same purposes as Aralia Nudicaulis, which see. AMERICAN WATER HEMLOCK. (Ci- cuta Maculata.) A plant which grows in meadows and along streams ...
by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas
AMERICAN SPIKENARD. Aralia racemosa. AMETHYST.
by Chapin Aaron Harris
AMERICAN SPIKENARD. Aralia racein OS3. AMETRIA. Intemperance. AMMA. A truss. AMMI. Bishop's-weed. AMMO'NIA.
An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek
stomach pain, sore eyes 12 American Coffee Bean Tree Árbol de Café Gymnocladus canadensis Sore throat, cough 13 American Spikenard Aralia Aralia racemosa Respiratory problems, cough, rheumatism, asthma 14 American Wormseed ...
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Aralia racemosa (American Spikenard)
Aralia racemosa (American Spikenard) in flower
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