Definition of False bugbane

1. Noun. Tall perennial of the eastern United States having large basal leaves and white summer flowers.

Exact synonyms: Trautvetteria Carolinensis
Group relationships: Genus Trautvetteria, Trautvetteria
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of False Bugbane

false analogy
false aneurysm
false angina
false ankylosis
false asphodel
false attack
false azalea
false baby's breath
false beachdrops
false belief
false bittersweet
false blepharoptosis
false bracken
false branching
false buckthorn
false bugbane (current term)
false calyx
false cast
false chamomile
false chanterelle
false chanterelles
false cognate
false cognates
false colour
false consciousness
false consciousnesses
false coxa vara
false cyst
false dawn

Literary usage of False bugbane

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

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. ..."

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