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Definition of the noun gayfeather
What does gayfeather mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- alternative spelling: gay-feather
- synonyms of gayfeather: blazing star / button snakeroot / snakeroot
- more generic terms: wild flower / wildflower = wild or uncultivated flowering plant
- more specific terms:
- member of: genus Liatris / Liatris = genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots
Phrases with Gayfeather
- Gulf Gayfeather
- Tall Gayfeather
- Rough Gayfeather
- Scaly Gayfeather
- Sharp Gayfeather
- dotted gayfeather
- Kansas Gayfeather
- Bracted Gayfeather
- Cattail Gayfeather
- Coker's Gayfeather
- Frost's Gayfeather
- Mexican Gayfeather
- Boykin's Gayfeather
- Branched Gayfeather
- Cat-Tail Gayfeather
- Nebraska Gayfeather
- Steele's Gayfeather
- Weaver's Gayfeather
- Grassleaf Gayfeather
- Lanceleaf Gayfeather
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Grand Parkway (State Highway 99) Segment B from SH 288 to IH 45, Brazoria and Galveston Counties (2012)
Environmental Impact Statement
Plants Coastal Gayfeather Coastal Gayfeather is a State species of concern found in both counties. This species is endemic to the coastal prairies of Texas preferring various types of coastal prairie grasslands. It is possible that the Coastal ...
Deer in My Garden (2006)
Vol. 1: Perennials & Subshrubs by Carolyn Singer
Liatris aspera 'Floristan Violet' Gayfeather is an excellent long-lasting cut flower or dry flower.
by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill
Liatris elegans Gayfeather SCIENTIFIC NAME: Liatris + elegans, Latin for elegant , for the flower spike. COMMON NAME: Gayfeather, from a distance the inflorescence looks like a bright pink feather. Liatris mucronata Narrowleaf Gayfeather ...
by Carole J. Skelly
alant elecampane elfdock elfwort horseelder horsehead horseheal inula scabwort wild sunflower yellow starwort Leontopodium alpinum edelweiss lion'sfoot Liatris scariosa blazingstar blueblazingstar button snakeroot gayfeather largebutton ...
by Frances Tenenbaum
Kansas Gayfeather, Prairie Blazing Star. A 3- to 5-foot- tall species bearing 1- to 2V2-foot- long spikes of densely ...
by Donald Wyman
Plantain-lily Evergreen Candytuft German Iris Japanese Iris Siberian Iris True Lavender Tall Gayfeather Spike Gayfeather Golden Flax Perennial Flax Lupine R Maltese Cross R Rose Campion R-P Purple Loosestrife W-pink Plume-poppy B ...
Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics ... by Robley Dunglison
LIATRIS SPICATA, Gayfeather, Button snakeroot. Ord. Compositae. An indigenous plant, growing in meadows and moist grounds in the Middle and Southern States. Its beautiful purple compound flowers are in a spike. They appear in August.
spicata, also called gayfeather, is said to have diuretic and other properties. - Canada Snakeroot, the wild ginger, Asarum Canadense. . See Asarum and gingeri.-Ceylon snakeroot, the tubers of Arisaema Leschenaultii.- Heart- snakeroot.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1902)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
spicata, also called gayfeather, is said to have diuretic and other properties. - Canada snakeroot, the wild ginger, Asarum Canadense. See Asarum and ginger1.–Ceylon Snakeroot, the tubers of Arissema Leschenaultii.— Heart- snakeroot.
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Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
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- Narrow-Leaf Gayfeather (Liatris mucronata)
Barton Creek; Austin, TX
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Scrabble value of G2A1Y4F4E1A1T1H4E1R1
The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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