Definition of Tephrosia virginiana

1. Noun. Perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone.

Exact synonyms: Catgut, Goat's Rue, Wild Sweet Pea
Generic synonyms: Hoary Pea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tephrosia Virginiana

Tenonian
Tenoretic
Tenormin
Tenrec ecaudatus
Tenrecidae
Tensilon test
Tenterfield whistle
Tenthredinidae
Tenzing Norgay
Teochew
Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski
Teodorico Borgognoni
Teotihuacan
Tepelenë
Tephrosia purpurea
Tephrosia virginiana
Tepic
Tepui tinamou
Tepui tinamous
Ter Sami
Terah
Teramo
Terebella
Terebellidae
Teredinidae
Terence
Terence Rattigan
Terengganu
Tereno
Teresa

Literary usage of Tephrosia virginiana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Illinois as it is: Its History, Geography, Statistics, Constitution, Laws by Frederick Gerhard (1857)
"... Helianthus, &c., tephrosia virginiana, Pers., with numerous great pink and yellow-coloured blos- Boms; the violet Psoralea floribunda, Nutt., and Psor. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"tephrosia virginiana Pers. Syn. 2: 329. 1807. Erect or ascending, more or less villous or silky- pubescent with whitish hairs, 1°-2° high. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"tephrosia virginiana Pers. Syn. 1: 329. 1807. Erect or ascending, more or less villous or silky-pubescent with whitish hairs, i°-2° high. ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"tephrosia virginiana Pers. Syn. 2: 329. 1807. Erect or ascending, more or less villous or silky-pubescent with whitish hairs, i°-2° high. ..."

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