Definition of Crazy weed

1. Noun. Any of several leguminous plants of western North America causing locoism in livestock.

Exact synonyms: Crazyweed, Locoweed
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Oxytropis, Oxytropis
Specialized synonyms: Oxytropis Lambertii, Purple Loco, Purple Locoweed



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Literary usage of Crazy weed

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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"... being derived from the Spanish word loco, meaning crazy, the common name of "crazy weed." We have been interested •mailing the various papers concerning ..."

2. Barium, a cause of the loco-weed disease by Albert Cornelius Crawford (1908)
"1893. s Givens, AJ Loco or crazy weed. Med. Century, vol. 1, p. 22. 1893. * Eastwood, A., 1. c. 1892. * Sayre, LE Loco Weed. Amer. Vet. Rev., vol. 11, p. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"Crazy-weed, a common name in the prairie States for a species of vetch ... It receives its name of crazy-weed from the effect it has upon cattle when eaten ..."

4. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"crazy weed is found growing on the open prairie and is a typical prairie plant. The plant has been found in Cass, Grand Forks, Ramsey, Barnes, Stutsman, ..."

5. Farm Friends and Farm Foes: A Text-book of Agricultural Science by Clarence Moores Weed (1910)
"Both are sometimes called crazy weed. The Woolly Loco Weed is a perennial plant having a general resemblance to a Vetch or Larkspur. ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1890)
"G. It may be remembered by some of the members of the Association that when I made my last report upon the Loco or crazy weed, I suggested that there was ..."

7. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"... being derived from the Spanish word loco, meaning crazy, the common name of "crazy weed." We have been interested •mailing the various papers concerning ..."

8. Barium, a cause of the loco-weed disease by Albert Cornelius Crawford (1908)
"1893. s Givens, AJ Loco or crazy weed. Med. Century, vol. 1, p. 22. 1893. * Eastwood, A., 1. c. 1892. * Sayre, LE Loco Weed. Amer. Vet. Rev., vol. 11, p. ..."

9. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"Crazy-weed, a common name in the prairie States for a species of vetch ... It receives its name of crazy-weed from the effect it has upon cattle when eaten ..."

10. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"crazy weed is found growing on the open prairie and is a typical prairie plant. The plant has been found in Cass, Grand Forks, Ramsey, Barnes, Stutsman, ..."

11. Farm Friends and Farm Foes: A Text-book of Agricultural Science by Clarence Moores Weed (1910)
"Both are sometimes called crazy weed. The Woolly Loco Weed is a perennial plant having a general resemblance to a Vetch or Larkspur. ..."

12. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1890)
"G. It may be remembered by some of the members of the Association that when I made my last report upon the Loco or crazy weed, I suggested that there was ..."

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