Definition of Descurainia

1. Noun. Includes annual or biennial herbs of America and Europe very similar to and often included among those of genera Sisymbrium or Hugueninia; not recognized in some classification systems.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Descurainia

Derringer
Derris elliptica
Derry
Dervish
Dervishes
Deryck
Derzsy's disease
Des Moines
Desault's bandage
Descanso
Descartes
Descartes' law
Descartes law
Deschamps
Deschamps needle
Descurainia (current term)
Descurainia pinnata
Desderman
Desegregation
Deseret
Desert Fox
Desert Storm syndrome
Deshawn
Desi
Desiderius Erasmus
Desiree
Deskati
Desmanthus
Desmanthus ilinoensis
Desmarres' dacryoliths

Literary usage of Descurainia

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1. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"Descurainia Webb & Barth. Phyt. Can. 1 : 72 (1836). 1928. Descurainia ... Descurainia Sophia (L.) Webb; Prantl in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pfl. Fam. ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"P Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl Herb-sophia Herbaceous annual Roadsides, waste ground and ballast. Sophia sophia (L.) Britt. ..."

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