Definition of Bristly sarsaparilla
1. Noun. Bristly herb of eastern and central North America having black fruit and medicinal bark.
Group relationships: Genus Aralia
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bristly Sarsaparilla
Literary usage of Bristly sarsaparilla
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"bristly sarsaparilla. WILD ELDER. Height 1-3 ft., usually with short, woody stem, bristly: Ivs. bipinnate ; Ifts. ovate or oval, rounded or ват- rowed at ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"bristly sarsaparilla. Wild Elder. Fig. 3092. Aralia hispida Vent. Hort. Cels, pi. 41. 1800. Erect, leafy, i°-3° high, the stem and petioles hispid with ..."
3. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914). (1861)
"bristly sarsaparilla.— Stem 1°—2° high, bristly, leafy, terminating in a peduncle bearing several umbels; leaves twice pinnate, ..."
4. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... Wild Elder, bristly sarsaparilla, Brittle- stem, Rough or Brittle-stem Sarsaparilla, Pigeon berry. Hark diuretic, alterative. c. ..."