Definition of False miterwort

1. Noun. Plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana.

Exact synonyms: False Mitrewort, Tiarella Unifoliata
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Tiarella, Tiarella

2. Noun. Stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plant.
Exact synonyms: Coolwart, False Mitrewort, Foamflower, Tiarella Cordifolia
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Tiarella, Tiarella

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Lexicographical Neighbors of False Miterwort

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false mildew
false mistletoe
false miterwort (current term)
false mitrewort
false modesty
false mole
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Literary usage of False miterwort

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

1. Report (1913)
"Horseradish. Noticed as an escape in several places. Tiarella cordifolia. false miterwort. Occasional in rich woods on the west side. ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Calcareous rocks, Arctic Am., s. to Gulf of St. Lawrence, ints. of n. Vt., Mont, and Ida. May, June, rarely Aug. (Eurasia.) 5. TIARELLA L. false miterwort 1 ..."

3. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"... one false miterwort; and one golden saxifrage. The swamp saxifrage has large, rather whitish green, long ovate leaves and a central hollow stem, ..."

4. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"In the higher family of the saxifrages, for example, which includes the saxifrage, false miterwort (Tiarella), heu- chera, bishop's cap (Mitella), ..."

5. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... leaves lance-ovate or oblong, and crowded white flowers of considerable beauty. Japan. 3. TIARELLA, false miterwort. (From tiara, a turban. ..."

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