Definition of Sericocarpus
1. Noun. Small genus of herbs of the eastern United States: white-topped asters.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: White-topped Aster
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sericocarpus
Literary usage of Sericocarpus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"northwestern coast of North America. Type species: Sericocarpus ... Sericocarpus linifolius (L.) BSP Narrow-leaved White-topped Aster. 3 5 Fig. 4279. ..."
2. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Narrow-leaved Sericocarpus. Dry swamps and woods. Can. and NS to Louis.; rare. ... Broad-leaved Sericocarpus. 14. ..."