Definition of Comandra pallida
1. Noun. Woody creeping parasite of western North America having numerous thick powdery leaves and panicles of small dull-white flowers.
Group relationships: Comandra, Genus Comandra
Generic synonyms: Parasitic Plant
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Literary usage of Comandra pallida
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"comandra pallida A. ... comandra pallida A. DC. Prodr. 14: 636. 1857. Similar to the preceding species but paler and ..."
2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter, Aven Nelson (1909)
"comandra pallida A. DC. Prodr. 14: 636. 1857. Stems 1-2 dm. high, arising at somewhat regular intervals from the horizontal rootstock, usually simple: ..."
3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"This northern plant has only a superficial resemblance to the western whitish-green much firmer-leaved comandra pallida ; but it is the plant which has been ..."
4. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"... any description with its panicles of small greenish flowers, coarsely toothed leaves and quantities of stinging hairs. WHITE COMANDRA comandra pallida. ..."