Definition of Balsamorhiza

1. Noun. Genus of coarse western American herbs with large roots containing an aromatic balsam.

Exact synonyms: Genus Balsamorhiza
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Balsamroot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balsamorhiza

Ballistite
Ballota
Ballota nigra
Ballydavid
Balmer series
Balmoral
Balmoral Castle
Balo's disease
Balochi
Balochis
Balochistan
Baloci
Baloo
Balor
Balsaminaceae
Balsamorhiza (current term)
Balt
Balthasar
Balthazar
Balthazars
Balti
Baltic
Baltic-Finnic
Baltic Republic
Baltic Sea
Baltic State
Baltic herring
Baltic herrings
Baltic language
Baltic myoclonus disease

Literary usage of Balsamorhiza

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"... (I) balsamorhiza & tere- ing a single head : scales of the involucre linear or lanceolate, acuminate, ..."

2. Rubber-content of North American Plants by Harvey Monroe Hall, Frances Louise Long (1921)
"1107. Baileya multiradiata, Santa Rita Reserve, Arizona. 906. Balsamorhiza deltoidea, near La Grande, Oregon. 1040. Balsamorhiza deltoidea, Ogden, Utah. ..."

3. Zoe: A Biological Journal by Townshend Stith Brandegee, Katharine Layne Brandegee (1908)
"The leaves are thick and the whole plant so nearly simulates Balsamorhiza sagittata that I have, no doubt it is quite common where that plant has been ..."

4. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Balsamorhiza sagittata, Nutt. Composite Family. Leaves. ... We have several species of Balsamorhiza, all having thick roots, with resinous bark with the ..."

5. Flora of the State of Washington by Charles Vancouver Piper (1906)
"Balsamorhiza hirsuta Nutt Trans. Am. Phil Soc 7: 349. 1840. TYPE LOCALITY: "Dry plains east of Walla Walla, near the Blue Mountains, and in the Grande Ronde ..."

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