Definition of Greek valerian
1. Noun. Erect or spreading perennial of the eastern United States.
2. Noun. Pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Polemonium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greek Valerian
Literary usage of Greek valerian
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora Domestica, Or, The Portable Flower-garden: With Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt (1831)
"... to prevent the flies from teasing them : and that it is an excellent remedy, provided the grooms renew it sufficiently often -f-. Greek valerian. ..."
2. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Greek valerian, with a blue Flower. 2. ... Greek valerian, with л white Flower. 3. ... Ind. Greek valerian, with beautiful ..."
3. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1735)
"POLEMONIUM -, Greek valerian, or Jacob's Ladder. The Characters are ; The Flower ... Greek valerian, with a white Flower. 3. ..."
4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1810)
"W hite-flower'd Greek valerian. Nat. ot England. Fl. May—July. H. If.. reptans. 2. ... Creeping Greek valerian. Nat. of Norih America. Cult. ..."
5. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"This species of Greek valerian grows'at high altitudes, the bright blue flowers ... Polemonium humile, or Purple Greek valerian, has shorter, stouter stems ..."