Definition of Paeoniaceae
1. Noun. Perennial rhizomatous herbs and shrubs; of temperate Europe and North America.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Genus Paeonia, Paeonia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paeoniaceae
Literary usage of Paeoniaceae
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1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... L. Swamp dock Herbaceous perennial, emergent aquatic Swampy fields, flood plains, swamps and swales, in wet soil or shallow water. Paeoniaceae ..."