Definition of Harvest-lice
1. Noun. Erect perennial Old World herb of dry grassy habitats.
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Literary usage of Harvest-lice
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Harvest Lice. (1) The fruits of Agrimonia Eupatoria, L.—Hants. '(Now Forest). (2) The fruits of Galium Aparine, L.—Hants. (New Forest). ..."
2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"B. frondosa L. ('anada and eastern to central US Common Beggar-ticks, Stick-tight, Beggar-lice, Cow-lice, harvest-lice, ..."
3. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"Wr. Harvest Bells. Gentiana Pneumonanthe, L.—Ger. Prior, p. 103. Harvest Lice. (1) The fruits of Agrimonia Eupatoria, L.—Hants. (Now Forest). ..."
4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri and Nebraska. Introduced into Europe. Cuckold. harvest-lice. Pitchforks. Aug.-Oct. 4. ..."
5. Collections for an Essay Towards a Materia Medica of the United States by Benjamin Smith Barton (1900)
"harvest-lice. Cuckold. Blossoms yellow. In corn fields. September. EUPATORIUM. Linn. Gen. Plant. 842. ..."
6. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Other English names: Purple-stemmed Stickseed, Harvest Lice. Native. Annual. Propagates by seeds. Time of bloom: August to October. Seed-time: September to ..."