Definition of Saururus cernuus

1. Noun. North American herbaceous perennial of wet places having slender curled racemes of small white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Lizard's-tail, Swamp Lily, Water Dragon
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant
Group relationships: Genus Saururus, Saururus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saururus Cernuus

Saul Bellow
Saul Steinberg
Saul of Tarsus
Sault Sainte Marie
Saundby's test
Sauromalus obesus
Saururus cernuus (current term)
Saussurea costus
Saussurea lappa
Sauvignon blanc
Sauvignon grape
Savage's perineal body
Savage syndrome

Literary usage of Saururus cernuus

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1. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers by Edward Pollock Anschutz (1917)
"The effects manifest themselves very quickly, two hours after taking a dose, and these effects persist for two to six days. Saururus cernuus NATURAL ..."

2. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies by Edward Pollock Anshutz (1900)
"Saururus cernuus. NAT ORD., Piperaceae. COMMON NAME, Lizard's Tail. ... Among such buried remedies is Saururus cernuus or, as it is more commonly known, ..."

3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"As an example of this type the stem-structure of Saururus cernuus, L. may be described in somewhat greater detail. In this plant, which grows in marshy ..."

4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1904)
"As Saururus cernuus does not appear to be recorded from Rhode Island, the discovery was considered worthy of note, and fresh specimens were sent to the Gray ..."

5. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"The lizard's tail (Saururus cernuus) is plentiful. The most extensive herbaceous growth observed in any part of this formation covers a limited area upon ..."

6. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"The lizard's tail (Saururus cernuus), closely related to the willows, has apetalous but perfect flowers, borne sessile on a moderately long, common axis, ..."

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