Definition of Arenaria
1. Noun. Sandworts.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Sandwort
2. Noun. Turnstones.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Charadriidae, Family Charadriidae
Member holonyms: Turnstone
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Literary usage of Arenaria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1807)
"Arenaria peploides. Linn. Sf. PI. 605. ... of Arenaria can be confounded with this. It flowers about the middle of ..."
2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1884)
"The two species selected were Mya arenaria and Venus ... The following are the indices of Mya arenaria:— RECENT. ANCIENT. ..."
3. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1833)
"( ) GREVILLEA Arenaria. SAND GREVILLEA. Class and Order. ... GREVILLEA arenaria. Brown, Prodr. v. \. p. 378. ..."
4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"Arenaria MACROPHYLLA IN CONNECTICUT.—Arenaria macrophylla, Hook, was found by the writer in full flower on May 22d last, growing in the thin soil covering ..."