Definition of False rue

1. Noun. Slender erect perennial of eastern North America having tuberous roots and pink-tinged white flowers; resembles meadow rue.

Exact synonyms: False Rue Anemone, Isopyrum Biternatum
Group relationships: Genus Isopyrum, Isopyrum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of False Rue

false paracusis
false pelvis
false pimpernel
false positive
false positives
false pregnancy
false pretence
false pretense
false pretenses
false projection
false punishment
false ragweed
false return
false rib
false ringbone
false rue (current term)
false rue anemone
false saber-toothed tiger
false saffron
false sago
false sarsaparilla
false scent
false scorpion
false shower
false showers
false signal
false smut
false start
false statement
false step

Literary usage of False rue

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

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"There are several seeds in each cap- sule of the false rue-anemone, but only one seed in each nutlet of the true. Both plants are abundant in the woods ..."

2. Reports of the Survey (1899)
"This plant may be distinguished from the false rue-anemone, ... In the false rue-anemones the tubers do not form a little cluster near the base of the stem, ..."

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