Definition of Alpine gold
1. Noun. Low tufted plant having hairy stems each topped by a flower head with short narrow yellow rays; northwestern United States.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Hulsea, Hulsea
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Literary usage of Alpine gold
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1. A Treatise on Ore Deposits by Bernhard von Cotta, Frederick Prime (1870)
"more southerly, again occur auriferous lodes; is it attempted to unite them as a sort of continuation of the alpine gold-belt, itself very incomplete, ..."
2. Lectures on the Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish History: Delivered at by Eugene O'Curry (1878)
"... The pleasantest of the pleasant it is ; All over a blaze of alpine gold, At the foot of her beautiful couch. " A gorgeous couch, in full array, ..."
3. Bards of the Gael and Gall: Examples of the Poetic Literature of Erinn, Done by George Sigerson (1907)
"... Ever fairer and more fair ; • By dainty bed 'tis shining, alpine gold round it twining. O'er this chair, like a bower, Crew's couch seems to tower ..."
4. The Song Lore of Ireland: Erin's Story in Music and Verse by Redfern Mason (1910)
"... The pleasantest of the pleasant it is, All over a blaze of alpine gold, At the foot of the beautiful couch. A golden couch in full array Stands directly ..."