Definition of Herbaceous plant

1. Noun. A plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests.

Exact synonyms: Herb
Terms within: Veg, Vegetable, Veggie
Specialized synonyms: Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, Epimedium Grandiflorum, May Apple, Mayapple, Podophyllum Peltatum, Wild Mandrake, Butter-flower, Buttercup, Butterflower, Crowfoot, Goldcup, Kingcup, Coptis Groenlandica, Coptis Trifolia Groenlandica, Golden Thread, Goldthread, Eranthis Hyemalis, Winter Aconite, Hepatica, Liverleaf, Golden Seal, Goldenseal, Hydrastis Canadensis, Turmeric Root, Yellow Root, False Rue, False Rue Anemone, Isopyrum Biternatum, Giant Buttercup, Laccopetalum Giganteum, False Bugbane, Trautvetteria Carolinensis, Globe Flower, Globeflower, Legume, Leguminous Plant, Clover, Trefoil, Cape Periwinkle, Catharanthus Roseus, Cayenne Jasmine, Madagascar Periwinkle, Old Maid, Periwinkle, Red Periwinkle, Rose Periwinkle, Vinca Rosea, Aroid, Arum, Ginseng, Nin-sin, Panax Ginseng, Panax Pseudoginseng, Panax Schinseng, American Ginseng, Panax Quinquefolius, Sang, Wild Ginger, Asarum Shuttleworthii, Heart-leaf, Heartleaf, Caryophyllaceous Plant, Chickweed, Clammy Chickweed, Mouse Ear, Mouse Eared Chickweed, Mouse-ear Chickweed, Drypis, Coral Necklace, Illecebrum Verticullatum, Chickweed, New Zealand Spinach, Tetragonia Expansa, Tetragonia Tetragonioides, Amaranth, Amaranthus Spinosus, Thorny Amaranth, Celosia Argentea, Red Fox, Celosia Argentea Cristata, Celosia Cristata, Cockscomb, Common Cockscomb, Cottonweed, Goosefoot, Orach, Orache, Halogeton, Halogeton Glomeratus, Barilla, Halogeton Souda, Glasswort, Salicornia Europaea, Samphire, Pokeweed, Purslane, Rock Purslane, Indian Lettuce, Cleome, Spiderflower, Clammyweed, Polanisia Dodecandra, Polanisia Graveolens, Crucifer, Cruciferous Plant, Stone Cress, Stonecress, Armoracia Rusticana, Horse Radish, Horseradish, Red Cole, Berteroa Incana, Hoary Alison, Hoary Alyssum, Cakile Maritima, Sea-rocket, Crambe Maritima, Sea Cole, Sea Kale, Descurainia Pinnata, Tansy Mustard, Diplotaxis Muralis, Diplotaxis Tenuifolia, Wall Rocket, Diplotaxis Erucoides, White Rocket, Draba, Arugula, Eruca Sativa, Eruca Vesicaria Sativa, Garden Rocket, Rocket, Rocket Salad, Roquette, Hugueninia Tanacetifolia, Sisymbrium Tanacetifolia, Tansy-leaved Rocket, Woad, Bladderpod, Honesty, Lunaria Annua, Money Plant, Satin Flower, Satinpod, Silver Dollar, Bladderpod, Chamois Cress, Lepidium Alpina, Pritzelago Alpina, Hedge Mustard, Sisymbrium Officinale, Fringepod, Lacepod, Bladderpod, Wasabi, Argemone, Devil's Fig, Prickly Poppy, White Thistle, Bloodroot, Puccoon, Redroot, Sanguinaria Canadensis, Tetterwort, Fumaria Officinalis, Fumeroot, Fumewort, Fumitory, Bleeding Heart, Dicentra Spectabilis, Lyre-flower, Lyreflower, Dicentra Cucullaria, Dutchman's Breeches, Dicentra Canadensis, Squirrel Corn, Achillea, Ageratina Altissima, Eupatorium Rugosum, White Sanicle, White Snakeroot, Anacyclus Pyrethrum, Pellitory, Pellitory-of-spain, Andryala, Antennaria Plantaginifolia, Ladies' Tobacco, Lady's Tobacco, Antennaria Dioica, Cat's Feet, Cat's Foot, Pussytoes, Arnica, Arnoseris Minima, Dwarf Nipplewort, Lamb Succory, Ayapana, Ayapana Triplinervis, Eupatorium Aya-pana, Balsamroot, Indian Plantain, Carthamus Tinctorius, False Saffron, Safflower, Anthemis Nobilis, Camomile, Chamaemelum Nobilis, Chamomile, Chaenactis, Chicory, Chicory Plant, Cichorium Intybus, Succory, Cichorium Endivia, Endive, Witloof, Coreopsis, Tick-weed, Tickseed, Tickweed, Leopard's-bane, Leopardbane, Globe Thistle, Elephant's-foot, Cacalia Javanica, Cacalia Lutea, Emilia Coccinea, Emilia Flammea, Emilia Javanica, Tassel Flower, Emilia Sagitta, Tassel Flower, Eupatorium Cannabinum, Hemp Agrimony, Dog Fennel, Eupatorium Capillifolium, Eupatorium Maculatum, Joe-pye Weed, Spotted Joe-pye Weed, Agueweed, Boneset, Eupatorium Perfoliatum, Thoroughwort, Eupatorium Purpureum, Joe-pye Weed, Marsh Milkweed, Purple Boneset, Trumpet Weed, Gum Plant, Gumweed, Rosinweed, Tarweed, Haastia Pulvinaris, Sheep Plant, Vegetable Sheep, Sneezeweed, Hawkweed, Alpine Coltsfoot, Homogyne Alpina, Tussilago Alpina, Inula, Krigia, Lettuce, Leopard Plant, Tarweed, German Chamomile, Matricaria Chamomilla, Matricaria Recutita, Sweet False Chamomile, Wild Chamomile, Matricaria Matricarioides, Pineapple Weed, Rayless Chamomile, Rattlesnake Root, Gall Of The Earth, Lion's Foot, Nabalus Serpentarius, Prenanthes Serpentaria, Butterweed, Golden Groundsel, Golden Ragwort, Packera Aurea, Senecio Aureus, Bog Rhubarb, Butterbur, Petasites Hybridus, Petasites Vulgaris, Petasites Fragrans, Sweet Coltsfoot, Winter Heliotrope, Petasites Sagitattus, Sweet Coltsfoot, Hawkweed, Stevia, Prenanthes Purpurea, Rattlesnake Root, Pteropogon, Pteropogon Humboltianum, Feabane Mullet, Fleabane, Pulicaria Dysenterica, Raoulia Australis, Raoulia Lutescens, Sheep Plant, Vegetable Sheep, Creeping Zinnia, Sanvitalia Procumbens, Costusroot, Saussurea Costus, Saussurea Lappa, Black Salsify, Scorzonera, Scorzonera Hispanica, Viper's Grass, Sawwort, Serratula Tinctoria, Blessed Thistle, Holy Thistle, Lady's Thistle, Milk Thistle, Our Lady's Mild Thistle, Silybum Marianum, Stevia, Alecost, Balsam Herb, Bible Leaf, Chrysanthemum Balsamita, Costmary, Mint Geranium, Tanacetum Balsamita, Camphor Dune Tansy, Tanacetum Camphoratum, Chrysanthemum Cinerariifolium, Dalmatia Pyrethrum, Dalmatian Pyrethrum, Pyrethrum, Tanacetum Cinerariifolium, Chrysanthemum Parthenium, Feverfew, Tanacetum Parthenium, Blowball, Dandelion, Oyster Plant, Salsify, Tragopogon Porrifolius, Vegetable Oyster, Trilisa Odoratissima, Wild Vanilla, Corn Mayweed, Matricaria Inodorum, Scentless Camomile, Scentless False Camomile, Scentless Hayweed, Scentless Mayweed, Tripleurospermum Inodorum, Matricaria Oreades, Tripleurospermum Oreades Tchihatchewii, Turfing Daisy, Matricaria Tchihatchewii, Tripleurospermum Tchihatchewii, Turfing Daisy, Coltsfoot, Tussilago Farfara, Ironweed, Vernonia, Loasa, Bellflower, Campanula, Primrose, Primula, Pimpernel, Black Saltwort, Glaux Maritima, Sea Milkwort, Sea Trifoly, Loosestrife, Plumbago, Graminaceous Plant, Gramineous Plant, Herbage, Pasturage, Bur Reed, Lobelia, Abelmoschus Esculentus, Gumbo, Hibiscus Esculentus, Lady's-finger, Okra, Okra Plant, Vegetable, Simple, Beetleweed, Coltsfoot, Galax, Galax Urceolata, Galaxy, Wandflower, Pyrola, Wintergreen, Pipsissewa, Prince's Pine, Moneses Uniflora, One-flowered Pyrola, One-flowered Wintergreen, Pyrola Uniflora, American Columbo, American Gentian, Columbo, Deer's-ear, Deer's-ears, Pyramid Plant, Frasera Speciosa, Green Gentian, Swertia Speciosa, Marsh Felwort, Swertia Perennia, Bloodwort, Anigozanthus Manglesii, Australian Sword Lily, Kangaroo Paw, Kangaroo's Paw, Kangaroo's-foot, Kangaroo-foot Plant, Willowherb, Evening Primrose, Canna, Maranta, Banana, Banana Tree, Abyssinian Banana, Ensete Ventricosum, Ethiopian Banana, Musa Ensete, Bird Of Paradise, Strelitzia Reginae, Ginger, Curcuma Domestica, Curcuma Longa, Turmeric, Aframomum Melegueta, Grains Of Paradise, Guinea Grains, Guinea Pepper, Melagueta Pepper, Cardamom, Cardamon, Elettaria Cardamomum, Reseda, Viola, Bog Hemp, False Nettle, Parietaria Difussa, Pellitory, Pellitory-of-the-wall, Wall Pellitory, Flame Flower, Flame-flower, Flameflower, Kniphofia, Tritoma, Asparagus, Asparagus Officinales, Edible Asparagus, Asparagus Fern, Asparagus Plumosus, Asparagus Setaceous, Aspidistra, Aspidistra Elatio, Bar-room Plant, Cast-iron Plant, Bowiea Volubilis, Climbing Onion, Day Lily, Plantain Lily, Herb Paris, Paris Quadrifolia, Indian Arrowroot, Pia, Tacca Leontopetaloides, Tacca Pinnatifida, Flax, Cassia Marilandica, Senna Marilandica, Wild Senna, Anthyllis Vulneraria, Kidney Vetch, Crotalaria, Rattlebox, Desmanthus Ilinoensis, Prairie Mimosa, Prickle-weed, Galega Officinalis, Goat Rue, Goat's Rue, Glycyrrhiza Glabra, Licorice, Liquorice, American Licorice, American Liquorice, Glycyrrhiza Lepidota, Wild Licorice, Wild Liquorice, Asparagus Pea, Lotus Tetragonolobus, Winged Pea, Medic, Medick, Trefoil, Esparcet, Holy Clover, Onobrychis Viciaefolia, Onobrychis Viciifolia, Sainfoin, Sanfoin, Parochetus Communis, Shamrock Pea, Breadroot, Indian Breadroot, Pomme Blanche, Pomme De Prairie, Psoralea Esculenta, Bush Pea, Bird's Foot Trefoil, Trigonella Ornithopodioides, Fenugreek, Greek Clover, Trigonella Foenumgraecum, Plantain, Buckwheat, Fagopyrum Esculentum, Polygonum Fagopyrum, Rhubarb, Rhubarb Plant, Dock, Sorrel, Sour Grass, Dayflower, Spiderwort, Ananas Comosus, Pineapple, Pineapple Plant, Agrimonia, Agrimony, Strawberry, Burnet Bloodwort, Pimpernel, Poterium Sanguisorba, Salad Burnet, Bedstraw, Feverroot, Horse Gentian, Tinker's Root, Triostium Perfoliatum, Wild Coffee, Teasel, Teasle, Teazel, Celandine, Impatiens Capensis, Jewelweed, Lady's Earrings, Orange Balsam, Touch-me-not, Geranium, Oxalis, Sorrel, Wood Sorrel, Herb Of Grace, Rue, Ruta Graveolens, Burning Bush, Dictamnus Alba, Dittany, Fraxinella, Gas Plant, Nasturtium, Carnivorous Plant, Australian Pitcher Plant, Cephalotus Follicularis, Sedum, Breakstone, Rockfoil, Saxifrage, Astilbe, Bergenia, Darmera Peltata, Indian Rhubarb, Peltiphyllum Peltatum, Umbrella Plant, Alumbloom, Alumroot, Bishop's Cap, Miterwort, Mitrewort, Suksdorfia, Coolwart, False Miterwort, False Mitrewort, Foamflower, Tiarella Cordifolia, Pickaback Plant, Piggyback Plant, Tolmiea Menziesii, Youth-on-age, Polemonium, Phlox, Acanthus, Borage, Borago Officinalis, Tailwort, Amsinckia Intermedia, Common Amsinckia, Amsinckia Grandiflora, Large-flowered Fiddleneck, Anchusa, Chinese Forget-me-not, Cynoglossum Amabile, Cynoglossum Officinale, Hound's-tongue, Cynoglossum Virginaticum, Hound's-tongue, Blue Devil, Blue Thistle, Blueweed, Echium Vulgare, Viper's Bugloss, Stickweed, Gromwell, Lithospermum Officinale, Lithospermum Caroliniense, Puccoon, Hoary Puccoon, Indian Paint, Lithospermum Canescens, Mertensia Virginica, Virginia Bluebell, Virginia Cowslip, Garden Forget-me-not, Myosotis Sylvatica, Forget-me-not, Mouse Ear, Myosotis Scorpiodes, False Gromwell, Comfrey, Cumfrey, Gesneria, Waterleaf, California Yellow Bells, Emmanthe Penduliflora, Whispering Bells, Yellow Bells, Nemophila, Baby Blue-eyes, Nemophila Menziesii, Fiesta Flower, Nemophila Aurita, Pholistoma Auritum, Acinos Arvensis, Basil Balm, Basil Thyme, Mother Of Thyme, Satureja Acinos, Giant Hyssop, Bugle, Bugleweed, Ballota Nigra, Black Archangel, Black Horehound, Fetid Horehound, Stinking Horehound, Wood Mint, Calamint, Clinopodium Vulgare, Cushion Calamint, Satureja Vulgaris, Wild Basil, Collinsonia Canadensis, Horse Balm, Horseweed, Richweed, Stone Root, Stone-root, Stoneroot, Coleus, Flame Nettle, Dracocephalum Parviflorum, Dragon's Head, Dragonhead, Elsholtzia, Dead Nettle, Galeopsis Tetrahit, Hemp Nettle, American Pennyroyal, Hedeoma Pulegioides, Pennyroyal, Hyssop, Hyssopus Officinalis, Dead Nettle, Cape Dagga, Dagga, Leonotis Leonurus, Red Dagga, Wilde Dagga, Leonotis Nepetaefolia, Leonotis Nepetifolia, Lion's-ear, Leonurus Cardiaca, Motherwort, Bugleweed, Lycopus Virginicus, Lycopus Americanus, Water Horehound, Gipsywort, Gypsywort, Lycopus Europaeus, Origanum, Horehound, Bee Balm, Beebalm, Garden Balm, Lemon Balm, Melissa Officinalis, Sweet Balm, Mint, Micromeria Chamissonis, Micromeria Douglasii, Satureja Douglasii, Yerba Buena, Micromeria Juliana, Savory, Bells Of Ireland, Molucca Balm, Molucella Laevis, Monarda, Wild Bergamot, Monardella Lanceolata, Mustang Mint, Catmint, Catnip, Nepeta Cataria, Basil, Beefsteak Plant, Perilla Frutescens Crispa, Physostegia, Heal All, Prunella Vulgaris, Self-heal, Mountain Mint, Rosemary, Rosmarinus Officinalis, Sage, Salvia, Savory, Helmetflower, Skullcap, Blue Pimpernel, Blue Skullcap, Mad-dog Skullcap, Mad-dog Weed, Scutellaria Lateriflora, Dead Nettle, Hedge Nettle, Stachys Sylvatica, Hedge Nettle, Stachys Palustris, Thyme, Martynia, Martynia Annua, Benne, Benni, Benny, Sesame, Sesamum Indicum, Common Devil's Claw, Common Unicorn Plant, Devil's Claw, Elephant-tusk, Proboscidea Louisianica, Proboscis Flower, Ram's Horn, Martynia Arenaria, Proboscidea Arenaria, Sand Devil's Claw, Martynia Fragrans, Proboscidea Fragrans, Sweet Unicorn Plant, Aureolaria Pedicularia, False Foxglove, Gerardia Pedicularia, Aureolaria Virginica, False Foxglove, Gerardia Virginica, Digitalis, Foxglove, Flannel Leaf, Mullein, Velvet Plant, Aubergine, Brinjal, Eggplant, Eggplant Bush, Garden Egg, Mad Apple, Solanum Melongena, Atropa Belladonna, Belladonna, Belladonna Plant, Deadly Nightshade, Black Henbane, Henbane, Hyoscyamus Niger, Stinking Nightshade, Egyptian Henbane, Hyoscyamus Muticus, Love Apple, Lycopersicon Esculentum, Tomato, Tomato Plant, Devil's Apples, Mandragora Officinarum, Mandrake, Apple Of Peru, Nicandra Physaloides, Shoo Fly, Tobacco, Tobacco Plant, Cupflower, Nierembergia, Ground Cherry, Husk Tomato, Salpiglossis, Scopolia Carniolica, Boys-and-girls, Herb Mercury, Herbs Mercury, Mercurialis Annua, Dog Mercury, Dog's Mercury, Mercurialis Perennis, Cnidoscolus Urens, Devil Nettle, Jatropha Stimulosus, Jatropha Urens, Pica-pica, Spurge Nettle, Tread-softly, Umbellifer, Umbelliferous Plant, Anethum Graveolens, Dill, Angelica, Angelique, Anthriscus Cereifolium, Beaked Parsley, Chervil, Anthriscus Sylvestris, Cow Parsley, Wild Chervil, Apium Graveolens, Wild Celery, Apium Graveolens Dulce, Celery, Cultivated Celery, Apium Graveolens Rapaceum, Celeriac, Celery Root, Knob Celery, Root Celery, Turnip-rooted Celery, Astrantia, Masterwort, Caraway, Carum Carvi, Conopodium Denudatum, Earthnut, Chinese Parsley, Cilantro, Coriander, Coriander Plant, Coriandrum Sativum, Cumin, Cuminum Cyminum, Carrot, Cultivated Carrot, Daucus Carota Sativa, Button Snakeroot, Eryngium Aquaticum, Fennel, Cow Parsnip, Heracleum Sphondylium, Hogweed, Levisticum Officinale, Lovage, Myrrhis Odorata, Sweet Cicely, Parsnip, Pastinaca Sativa, Parsley, Petroselinum Crispum, Anise, Anise Plant, Pimpinella Anisum, Sanicle, Snakeroot, Moon Carrot, Stone Parsley, Sison Amomum, Stone Parsley, Alexander, Alexanders, Black Lovage, Horse Parsley, Smyrnium Olusatrum, Corn Salad, Wort, Peperomia, Anemopsis Californica, Yerba Mansa, Asclepiad, Milkweed, Silkweed, Carrion Flower, Stapelia, Starfish Flower
Generic synonyms: Tracheophyte, Vascular Plant
Derivative terms: Herbal



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Literary usage of Herbaceous plant

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... distinguished by the broad incomplete or rudimentary condi- Africa. It is a herbaceous plant, ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"Most herbaceous plant* flower well in such loam ... at least in front, where the more delicate shrubs and herbaceous plant* are chiefly arranged. M36. ..."

3. The History of the County of Dublin by John D'Alton (1838)
"... fox glove, a beautiful herbaceous plant, much used in medicine; a variety thereof with white flowers ; lepidium ..."

4. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1842)
"Deciduous creeper, ligneous or herbaceous. J^ Evergreen creeper, ligneous or herbaceous. 3l Deciduous herbaceous plant, f Evergreen herbaceous plant. ..."

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