Definition of Crown-beard

1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Verbesina having clustered white or yellow flower heads.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crown-beard

crowfoot family
crowing inspiration
crown-beard (current term)
crown-heel length
crown-rump length
crown angulation
crown beard
crown cactus
crown cavity
crown daisy
crown ether
crown fire
crown flask
crown flower
crown gall
crown gall plasmid

Literary usage of Crown-beard

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

1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1882)
"In cultivated places. Introduced «bout I860. Verbesina sinuata. Crown beard. Verbesina Virginica. Crown beard. In Ellis and Labette counties Rare. ..."

2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"... L. VIRGINIA CROWN BEARD. (Man. p. 996 ; IF f. 3920.) In dry soil, Pa. to Va., 111. aud Kans., south to Fla. and Tex.—Pennsylvania : FRANKLIN. 2. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Crown is also applied to the top of a bulb, conn, or upright rootstock: also that part of a plant at the surface of the ground. CROWN BEARD. ..."

4. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"... VIRGIS'ICA, Crown Beard. Indigenous. Order, Compositi». A decoction of the roots is used by the Indians as a diaphoretic and depurative. ..."

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