Definition of Coneflowers

1. Noun. (plural of coneflower) ¹

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Definition of Coneflowers

1. coneflower [n] - See also: coneflower

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coneflowers

cone cells
cone clutch
cone degeneration
cone disks
cone down
cone dystrophy
cone fibre
cone friction clutch
cone granule
cone of light
cone pepper
cone shape
cone vision
coneflowers (current term)
conenose bug

Literary usage of Coneflowers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"Removal of overstory trees eliminates all overhead shading but may increase basal sprouting of trees that will compete with coneflowers. ..."

2. Home Gardening: A Manual for the Amateur by William D. Drury (1898)
"E. purpurea and a variety with rather larger flowers may be included in any choice list of perennials. They require to be treated like the coneflowers. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"... or double flowers and yellow or brown disks. The best twelve species of sunflower are native to the prairie. The coneflowers (comprising Rudbeckia and ..."

4. The State of Missouri: An Autobiography by Walter Williams (1904)
"As in many other parts of the country, the flowers of the woodland borders are at this season largely composites, such as asters, goldenrods, coneflowers, ..."

5. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"... or sunflower herbs, as their name indicates, resemble sunflowers closely. In the coneflowers the disk is hemispherical, conical or columnar in contour. ..."

6. The Centennial History of Illinois by Illinois Centennial Commission, Clarence Walworth Alvord (1920)
"Among the lower grasses flourished large areas of black-eyed Susans, purple coneflowers, and bright bur marigolds. Many of the prairie flowers grew in ..."

7. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"... there are nine beds at present given over to these plants; the sunflowers, coneflowers, thistles, asters, flea- banes, yarrows, golden-rods, ..."

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