Definition of Genus Liatris

1. Noun. Genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Liatris

genus Lepus
genus Lespedeza
genus Lesquerella
genus Leucadendron
genus Leucaena
genus Leucanthemum
genus Leuciscus
genus Leucocytozoan
genus Leucocytozoon
genus Leucogenes
genus Leucothoe
genus Levisticum
genus Lewisia
genus Leycesteria
genus Leymus
genus Liatris (current term)
genus Libocedrus
genus Lichanura
genus Ligularia
genus Ligustrum
genus Lilium
genus Limanda
genus Limax
genus Limenitis
genus Limnobium
genus Limnocryptes
genus Limnodromus
genus Limonium
genus Limosa
genus Limulus

Literary usage of Genus Liatris

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1. Vegetable Materia Medica of the United States: Or, Medical Botany by William Paul Crillon Barton (1818)
"All the tuberous rooted species of the genus Liatris are active plants, and seem to be uniformly diuretic. The Liatris macrostachya is already noticed in ..."

2. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1845)
"I may instance the genus Liatris, great favourites of mine, and of which I can send you six or eight species. For the last few weeks, I have been enchanted ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1880)
"I mention a pretty and interesting genus, Liatris, bere, because it flowers when the Orchis is over, and at first sight may easily be mistaken for a purple ..."

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