Definition of Elymus caput-medusae

1. Noun. Weedy rye grass having long bristling awns.

Exact synonyms: Medusa's Head
Generic synonyms: Wild Rye



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elymus Caput-medusae

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Elvira
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Elvises
Elvisesque
Elvish
Elvisy
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Ely Culbertson
Elymus
Elymus arenarius
Elymus canadensis
Elymus caput-medusae
Elymus condensatus
Elymus hispidus
Elymus trachycaulos
Elysian
Elysian Field
Elysian Fields
Elysium
Elysse
Elzevirian
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Literary usage of Elymus caput-medusae

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1. Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States and by John Pinkerton, Samuel Vince, Benjamin Smith Barton (1804)
"... are occupied by the pancratium maritimum, sea daffodil; festuca maritima, and elymus caput medusae, two coarse kinds of grass ; salicornia fruticosa, ..."

2. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"... which Is now referred to E. arenarius. For previous introduction, see SPI No. 24473. 53047. elymus caput-medusae L. ..."

3. Beiträge zur Kenntniss des russischen Reiches und der angränzenden Länder Asiens by Karl Ernst von Baer, Grigoriĭ Petrovich Gelʹmersen (1845)
"Cuscuta europaea 1 Cyperus flavescens 1 Echium vulgare 1 Elymus Caput-Medusae 1 Epilobium palustre 1 210. Erigeron canadense 1 Eryngium campestre 1 ..."

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