Definition of Chenopodium bonus-henricus
1. Noun. European plant naturalized in North America; often collected from the wild as a potherb.
Terms within: Wild Spinach
Generic synonyms: Goosefoot
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Literary usage of Chenopodium bonus-henricus
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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"But the allusion here is almost certainly to some Rumex. Dock, Sharp. Rumex Acetosa, L.—Prior, p. 67. Dock, Smear. Chenopodium Bonus-Henricus, L. —Moray ..."
2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"One of the simplest and widely prevailing forms is represented by Chenopodium Bonus-Henricus (fig. 610) which has linear-lanceolate cotyledons tapered ..."