Definition of False dragonhead

1. Noun. North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of False Dragonhead

false consciousness
false consciousnesses
false coxa vara
false cyst
false dawn
false deathcap
false dextrocardia
false dichotomy
false dilemma
false diphtheria
false diverticulum
false dogwood
false dominance
false dragon head
false dragonhead (current term)
false easting
false economy
false etymology
false face
false flat
false foxglove
false friend
false friends
false fruit
false garlic
false gavial
false glottis
false goatsbeard
false gromwell

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 ..."

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