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alkali grass

Definition of the noun alkali grass

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noun

  1. 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)
      map of observational data from the GBIF
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Phrases with alkali grass

  1. Polar Alkali Grass
  2. Parish's Alkali Grass
  3. Porsild's Alkali Grass
  4. Spreading Alkali Grass
  5. Rosenkrantz's Alkali Grass

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

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 ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

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) ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

alkali grass (which grows in alkaline soil), alkali heath (a plant), alkali pan (a shallow depression filled with alkali), alkali ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (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. £ Distichlis spicata. ālkalimeter (al-ka-lim'e-ter), n. [( alkali + Gr .

Google previewThe 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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

a Alkali grass (Puccinellia sp.)...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Alkali grass, Distichlis.

Google previewEncyclopedia 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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