Definition of Stellaria

1. Noun. Common chickweed; stitchwort.

Exact synonyms: Genus Stellaria
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Chickweed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stellaria

Stegosaur stenops
Steichen
Stein
Steinbeck
Steinbeckian
Steinberg
Steinem
Steiner point
Steinert's disease
Steinman
Steinmetz
Steinway
Stelios
Stella
Stellar's sea eagle
Stellaria
Stellaria holostea
Stellaria media
Steller
Steller's sea cow
Steller's sea lion
Steller sea lion
Stellite
Sten
Sten gun
Sten guns
Stendhal
Stendhalian
Stengel
Stennian

Literary usage of Stellaria

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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1807)
"stellaria nemorum. Linn. Sp. PI. ... from our stellaria by ... stellaria nemorum thrives very well in ..."

2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"PLANTS CALLED stellaria " The Inguinalis of Dioscorides, so far as I know, I have never seen; but I have seen various little blossoms and plants, ..."

3. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1900)
"ALLIES OF stellaria MEDIA (L.) Cyrillo. By THEO. HO>LM. ... But stellaria media appears always to be the same, a single species with no characteristic forms ..."

4. The United States: A Graphic History by Louis Morton Hacker, Rudolf Modley, George Rogers Taylor (1891)
"stellaria media (chickweed) is among the most persistent of summer weeds in cultivated vineyards and orchards; while in the spring Spergula arvensis ..."

5. List of Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta Growing Without Cultivation in by Botanical Club (1894)
"stellaria crassifolia Ehrh. Hannov. Mag. 8: 116 (1784). 1634. ... stellaria Edwardsii R. Br. in Parry's Voy. App. cclxxi. (1824). 1640. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"stellaria Media. stellaria media. Chickweed. N. 0. Caryophyllaceae. Tincture of whole fresh plant in bloom. Clinical.—Gout. Liver, inflammation of. ..."

7. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"stellaria Media. stellaria media. Chickweed. N. 0. Caryophyllaceae. Tincture of whole fresh plant in bloom. Clinical.—Gout. Liver, inflammation of. ..."

8. Wild flowers by Anne Pratt (1853)
"... a star, all the eight species having white flowers of starry form. The Chickweed (stellaria media), which is given to caged birds, and the young buds ..."

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