Definition of Golden yarrow

1. Noun. Greyish woolly leafy perennial with branched stems ending in leafless stalks bearing golden-yellow flower heads; dry areas western North America.

Exact synonyms: Eriophyllum Lanatum
Generic synonyms: Woolly Sunflower

Lexicographical Neighbors of Golden Yarrow

golden staph
golden star
golden stars
golden syrup
golden thistle
golden thread
golden ticket
golden touch
golden trumpet
golden warbler
golden wattle
golden wedding
golden wedding anniversary
golden willow
golden wonder millet
golden yarrow (current term)
golden years

Literary usage of Golden yarrow

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

1. Alpine Flowers for Gardens: Rock, Wall, Marsh Plants, and Mountain Shrubs by William Robinson (1910)
"A. aurea (golden yarrow}. —One of the showiest kinds, about 12 inches high ; leaves finely cut, flowers bright yellow ; freely on upright stalks. Caucasus. ..."

2. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"... Dougl., the golden yarrow, is also one of this tribe ; the plants are not more than two feet high, but are woody and woolly, and are generally adapted ..."

3. The Wild Garden: Or the Naturalization and Natural Grouping of Hardy Exotic by William Robinson (1903)
"... Prairie Sunflowers, Rheum Emodi, Globe Thistle, and golden yarrow. The effects were the best we had, the plants giving little trouble after planting, ..."

4. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1903)
"golden yarrow. Conspicuous on all sides of the mountain in the Lower Transition Zone. In the foot-hills it is replaced by typical E. confertiflorum. '(No. ..."

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