Definition of American feverfew

1. Noun. Stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns.

Exact synonyms: Parthenium Integrifolium, Prairie Dock, Wild Quinine
Group relationships: Genus Parthenium, Parthenium
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Feverfew

American crow
American dewberry
American dog tick
American dog violet
American dogwood
American dun-bar
American dun-bars
American dwarf birch
American eagle
American eagles
American egret
American elder
American elk
American elm
American featherfoil
American feverfew
American flag
American flagfish
American fly honeysuckle
American flying squirrel
American football
American football game
American foxhound
American frogbit
American gallinule
American gentian
American germander
American ginseng
American golden plover
American golden plovers

Literary usage of American feverfew

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"... the american feverfew or Prairie Dock, has been offered by one dealer in hardy herbaceous perennials, but the plant is desirable only for foliage ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... Linn., the american feverfew, or PRAIRIE DOCK, has been offered as an ornamental hardy herbaceous perennial, but the plant is desirable only for foliage ..."

3. The University of Missouri Studies by University of Missouri (1907)
"P. integrifolium L. american feverfew. Common on bluffs and in dry thickets. MARYLAND to MINNESOTA; GEORGIA to TEXAS. 405. AMBROSIA L. RAGWEED. ..."

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