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Definition of the noun bitterweed

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noun - plural: bitterweeds

  1. widespread European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in United States
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Picris echioides
    • synonyms of bitterweed: bristly oxtongue / bugloss / oxtongue
    • more generic word: weed = any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
    • member of: genus Picris / Picris = genus of weedy Old World yellow-flowered herbs usually containing a bitter-tasting substance: bitterweed
    • 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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  2. any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma

Phrases with bitterweed

  1. Texas Bitterweed
  2. Western Bitterweed
  3. Lemmon's Bitterweed
  4. Stemless Bitterweed
  5. Intermountain Bitterweed

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for bitterweed

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Google previewWhen I Was a Child (2017)

by Arranged and compiled by Vickie Carden Posey, Stories by Adell Wingo Carden

poem, bitterweed is a plant/weed that grows wild in pastures and smells like onions. 5. Bottoms (noun) – low alluvial land next to a river. Sometimes called bottom land, it is good for crops but easily flooded. Branch (noun) – a tributary stream ...

Google previewPoisonous Plants and Venomous Animals of Alabama and Adjoining States (1990)

by J. Whitfield Gibbons, Robert Haynes, Joab L. Thomas

Helenium amarum BITTERWEED; FIVE-LEAF SNEEZEWEED Species Recognition: Bitterweed is an erect herb with linear leaves that are less than 1 cm apart and less than 0.5 cm wide. The leaves are not decurrent on the stems. Geographic ...

Google previewBrush Management (2004)

Past, Present, Future by Wayne T. Hamilton

The winter annual bitterweed is a serious pest in the Edwards Plateau of Texas and in northern Mexico and the perennial pingue is a pest in New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado. Both are poisonous to sheep. During the drought of the 1930s ...

Google previewFlorida Almanac 2007-2008

by McGovern, Bernie

BITTERWEED is a flowering plant ...

Google previewAmerican Bee Journal (1903)

The yellow is called bitterweed, and grows from 1 to 2 feet high; the white from 3 to 4 feet high; and the other from 6 to 7 feet high. Bees do not work on them all, but work on the white 2:. little, and a good deal on the yellow. J'. S. PATTON.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

bitterweed [bit' r-wēd] see Hymenoxys odorata, Helenium. bitumen a seriesof naturaland artificialdry petroleum products. When combined with pitchand used as a flooring itmay contain sufficient phenol to cause ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Plant-names (1886)

by James Britten, Robert Holland

Bitterweed, Popil, Poplain, Poplar, Popple.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

See also bitterweed. bittersweet, European bittersweet. Solanum dulcamara. bitterweed black morel bitterweed.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

spoon-feed, stall-feed, stampede, stickseed, stickweed, stinkweed, succeed, ten-speed, tickseed, weak- kneed, witchweed, wormseed aniseed, antecede, beggarweed, bitterweed, bottle-feed, bugleweed, butterweed, carpetweed, centipede, ...

Google previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

by Edy G. Schaffer

LUPULIN vetch ERS bittern BIRD, SOCO bitterness ILL WILL, HATE, REGRET, RANCOR, PUNGENCY, ACERBITY, VILE, RESENTMENT bitters TONIC bitterweed RAGWEED ...

Google previewKoasati Dictionary (1994)

by Geoffrey D. Kimball

pahi h&mi N bitterweed. Helenium amarum. [Folsom- Dickerson; consultants have heard of but not seen.) pahi koyofka N lawn-mower. pahi Iambi N nettle. Tragia urticaeflora. [Folsom-Dickerson; consultants have heard ...

Google previewDictionary of the Alabama Language (1993)

by Cora Sylestine, Heather K. Hardy, Timothy Montler

hassihomi bitterweed (Hymenoxys sp) [/hassi /homil (VC) hassihommachi species of tall grass [/hassi /homma-chi"] (IB) hassi ...

Google previewNelson's Foundational Bible Dictionary with the New King James Version Bible (2014)

by Katherine Harris

Acacia, Algum, Almug, Almond, Aloes, Amaranth, Anise, Apple, Apricot, Ash, Aspen, Asphodel, Balm, Balsam, Barley, Bay Tree, Beans, Bitterweed, Box Tree, Bramble, Brier, Broom, Bulrush, Calamus, Camphire, Cane, Caperberry, Cassia, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

BITTERWEED, Ambrosia trifida. BITTERW00D TREE, Quassia. BITTOS. A disease, in which the chief symptom is an acute ...

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Small photo of Ambrosia artemisiifolia causing allergy. It has also been called annual ragweed, bitterweed, blackweed, carrot weed, hay fever weed, stammerwort, stickweed, tassel weed, and American wormwood.Small photo of Ambrosia artemisiifolia causing allergy. It has also been called annual ragweed, bitterweed, blackweed, carrot weed, hay fever weed, stammerwort, stickweed, tassel weed, and American wormwood.Small photo of Ambrosia artemisiifolia causing allergy. It has also been called annual ragweed, bitterweed, blackweed, carrot weed, hay fever weed, stammerwort, stickweed, tassel weed, and American wormwood.Small photo of Ambrosia artemisiifolia causing allergy. It has also been called annual ragweed, bitterweed, blackweed, carrot weed, hay fever weed, stammerwort, stickweed, tassel weed, and American wormwood.Small photo of Ambrosia artemisiifolia causing allergy. It has also been called annual ragweed, bitterweed, blackweed, carrot weed, hay fever weed, stammerwort, stickweed, tassel weed, and American wormwood.Small photo of Lots of wild flower blossom (Bitterweed and Poppy) at Diamond Valley Lake, CaliforniaSmall photo of slender stemmed bitterweed yellow flowers with a green background More...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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