Definition of Kitten-tails
1. Noun. A plant of the genus Besseya having fluffy spikes of flowers.
Group relationships: Besseya, Genus Besseya
Specialized synonyms: Alpine Besseya, Besseya Alpina
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kitten-tails
Literary usage of Kitten-tails
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1. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"kitten-tails. Perennial herbs with rootstocks. Leaves mostly basal, with oblong or ovate, crenate blades and short petioles; stem-leaves reduced, alternate, ..."