Definition of False bugbane
1. Noun. Tall perennial of the eastern United States having large basal leaves and white summer flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Trautvetteria, Trautvetteria
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of False Bugbane
Literary usage of False bugbane
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1. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"It may be that this perennial herb is called false bugbane because at one time it was associated with the genus Cimicifuga, whose members have a reputed ..."
2. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"... M. false bugbane. Perennial herbs, with horizontal rootstocks and tall stems. Leaves mainly basal, palmately lobed, long-petioled. ..."
3. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"false bugbane. Sepals usually 4 (3 to 5), concave, petal-like, soon deciduous. Petals none. Pistils numerous. ..."
4. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"... including Clematis, Anemone, Hepatica, Meadow Rue, false bugbane, Buttercup, Marsh Marigold, Goldthread, Larkspur, Aconite, and Monks- hood. ..."