Definition of Pine-weed
1. Noun. Annual wiry-stemmed North American weed with minute scalelike leaves and small yellow flowers.
Generic synonyms: St John's Wort
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Literary usage of Pine-weed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1869)
"Judge Colburn says it is known in his neighborhood as -the pine-weed. A correspondent of the New Hampshire Journal of Agriculture for 1865, who had three ..."
2. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"... Pine Family 39 Jack 39 Norway 39 Hed 39 Sap 108 White 39 Pine Drops 107 pine-weed 100 Pine Plains, Flora of 16 Pine-sap 108 Pinguicula 121 Pink 75 Pink ..."
3. Michigan Flora: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by William James Beal (1904)
"... Ground 38 Pine Family 39 Jack 39 Norway 39 Red 39 Sap 108 White 39 Pine Drops 107 pine-weed 100 Pine Plains, Flora of 16 Pine-sap 108 ..."
4. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... with and adnate to the base of the column, which is short almost horizontal, and has petaloid edges. [AS] PINE-SAP. Monotropa Hypopitys. pine-weed. ..."
5. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1874)
"... margin of the cornea on its nasal or temporal side; so called from its being supposed, but erroneously, to be of a fatty nature. Pine'weed, Hypericum ..."