Definition of Erigeron canadensis
1. Noun. Common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron.
Group relationships: Conyza, Genus Conyza
Generic synonyms: Weed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erigeron Canadensis
Literary usage of Erigeron canadensis
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1. A System of oral surgery: Being a Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of by James Edmund Garretson (1884)
"Tincture of erigeron canadensis was administered, ind the feet of the patient were placed ... Tincture of erigeron canadensis, in cases of this character, ..."
2. Canada Medical and Surgical Journal (1877)
"Erigeron. Canadensis, 3ij ; Syr. Simplicis sij ; M. Shake the bottle well before using. Sig: Teaspoonful every four hours. Diet was also regulated. ..."
3. More Letters of Charles Darwin: A Record of His Work in a Series of Hitherto by Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin (1903)
"Look at the erigeron canadensis on the one hand and Anacharis 1 on the other ; these plants must have some advantage over European productions, ..."
4. Modern surgical therapeutics: A Compendium of Current Formulæ, Approved by George Henry Napheys (1878)
"erigeron canadensis. The oil of the Canada fleabane, in doses of gtt. v—xx every ... Ol. erigeron canadensis, 3uj Ol. lig. santal., ^jss Spt. vini rect., ..."