Definition of Parthenium integrifolium
1. Noun. Stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns.
Group relationships: Genus Parthenium, Parthenium
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
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Literary usage of Parthenium integrifolium
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1. Western Lancet: A Monthly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery (1853)
"parthenium integrifolium.—Dr. Mason Houlton has lately employed the parthenium integrifolium, prairie dock, with perfect success in intermitting fever. ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"parthenium integrifolium L. American Fever-few. Prairie Dock. Fig. 4433. P. integrifolium L. Sp. PI. 988. 1753. short hairs, or glabrous below, ..."