Definition of Genus Baccharis
1. Noun. Shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Baccharis Halimifolia, Consumption Weed, Cotton-seed Tree, Groundsel Bush, Groundsel Tree, Baccharis Viminea, Mule Fat, Baccharis Pilularis, Chaparral Broom, Coyote Brush, Coyote Bush, Kidney Wort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Baccharis
Literary usage of Genus Baccharis
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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The genus is nearly allied w the American genus Baccharis, but is readily distinguished from that by having tails to the anthers. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1907)
"The Aster tribe ends with the great genus Baccharis, whose species are normally dioecious, most frequently ..."
3. Notes on the Natural History of the Strait of Magellan and West Coast of by Robert Oliver Cunningham (1871)
"Other plants found profusely in flower were the Magellanic currant, a shrubby Composite of the genus Baccharis, ..."