Definition of False dragon head
1. Noun. North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Physostegia
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Literary usage of False dragon head
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1. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota, Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"LION'S-HEART. P. Virginiana, Benth. False Dragon-head. Lion's-heart. Frequent through the south half of the state and in the Red river valley ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"About 7 species, natives of North America, known as False Dragon-head or Lion's-heart. Type species : Dracocephalum virginianum L. Flowers 9" long, ..."
3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"... book name that might well have a wider circulation. The clustered flowers are not so very unlike those of the true heather (Erica). "False dragon- head" ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"False dragon's head is Physo- stegia. The dragon's blood of commerce is a dark red. astringent, resinous secretion of the fruits of a palm, ..."
5. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons (1895)
"By the roadside, and in wet meadows, during the late summer or even early in the fall, we find the pink clusters of the false dragon-head. ..."
6. Second Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Middle and Southern by Richard Owen (1860)
"False Dragon-head. P. Virginiana, Benth., Marshy prairies. Brunella, Tour. B. vulgaris, L., Limestone, . Rocky places and prairies. ..."