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Definition of the noun alkali grass
What does alkali grass mean as a name of something?
- plant of western North America having grasslike leaves and greenish-white flowers
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Zigadenus elegans
- more generic terms: death camas / zigadene = any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers
- member of: genus Zigadenus / Zigadenus = genus of mostly North American poisonous plants
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Phrases with alkali grass
- Polar Alkali Grass
- Parish's Alkali Grass
- Porsild's Alkali Grass
- Spreading Alkali Grass
- Rosenkrantz's Alkali Grass
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by Robert Alan Lewis
alkali grass alkaloid (Family Anatidae) and, to a lesser extent, other ducks, loons, mergansers, geese, and gulls in North America. The disease is caused by ingestion of vegetation contaminated with botulinum toxin, type C produced by ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
alkali grass alkaliphobe to a lesser extent, loons, mergansers, gees, and gulls, in North America. The disease is caused by ingestion of vegetation contaminated with the toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum, type C. (type C botulinum toxin) ...
by Win Blevins
alkali grass (which grows in alkaline soil), alkali heath (a plant), alkali pan (a shallow depression filled with alkali), alkali ...
alkali grass (al'ka-li-gräs), n. A name given to several species of grass growing in alkaline localities in the western portions of the United *States. £ Distichlis spicata. ālkalimeter (al-ka-lim'e-ter), n. [( alkali + Gr .
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 (1911)
alkali grass (al'ka-li-gräs), n. A name given to several species of grass growing in alkaline localities in the western portions of the United States, especially to Distichlis spicata. ālkalimeter (al-ka-lim'e-tër), n.
a Alkali grass (Puccinellia sp.)...
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
alkali grass Botany, a tall plant, Zigadenus elegans, having grasslike leaves and clusters of greenish-white flowers; widespread in western North America. alkali hydroxide Chemistry, see alkali. alkali lake Hydrology, a salt lake containing ...
by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
Alkali grass, Distichlis.
Encyclopedia of Islands (2009)
by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague
No endemic vascular plants, bryophytes, lichens, mammals, or arthropods are known from the CAA, but several species are confined to the Archipelago and Greenland, such as Peary caribou, the alkali grass Puccinellia brugge- mannii, the ...
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