Definition of Prickle-weed

1. Noun. Perennial herb of North American prairies having dense heads of small white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Desmanthus Ilinoensis, Prairie Mimosa
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Desmanthus, Genus Desmanthus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prickle-weed

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prickle-weed (current term)
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Literary usage of Prickle-weed

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Jamaica prickle- weed, yield to no esculent plants in Europe. This is an Indian name. Ver. 466 the shapely tree.] The orange tree. Ver. ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Jamaica prickle- weed, yield to no esculent plants in Europe. This is an Indian name. Ver. 466 the shapely tree.] The orange tree. Ver. ..."

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