Definition of False dragonhead
1. Noun. North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Physostegia
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Literary usage of False dragonhead
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1. Botany for Young People and Common Schools: How Plants Grow, a Simple by Asa Gray (1880)
"Flowers large in naked spikes, (Physostegia) FALSE-DRAGONHEAD. Upper lip of the corolla arched or hood-like. Calyx 2-lipped, closed over the fruit, ..."
2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"false dragonhead Herbaceous perennial River banks and moist shorelines, also cultivated and occasionally escaped. Dracocephalum virginianum L. B • Prunella ..."
3. The Well-considered Garden by Francis King, Louisa Yeomans King (1915)
"The fine new Dropmore variety of Anchusa Italica is exceedingly good placed near the vigorous green spikes of the leaves of the white false dragonhead ..."
4. The Practical Flower Garden by Helena Rutherfurd Ely (1911)
"PHYSOSTEGIA (false dragonhead). 3 to 4 feet. Plant in the spring or fall. Blooms in July and August. A very beautiful perennial, with great spikes of ..."