Definition of Hedysarum coronarium
1. Noun. Perennial of southern Europe cultivated for forage and for its nectar-rich pink flowers that make it an important honey crop.
Group relationships: Genus Hedysarum, Hedysarum
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hedysarum Coronarium
Literary usage of Hedysarum coronarium
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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1834)
"... should be sown as early as convenient after being gathered ; whilst those which do not ripen till September or October, as hedysarum coronarium, ..."
2. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1833)
"... whilst those which do not ripen till September or October, as Hedysarum coronarium, Dianthus chinensis, &c. must not be sown till the following May. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"... north temperate zone and northern Africa. Besides the following several others occur in western North America. Type species: hedysarum coronarium L. i. ..."
4. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1896)
"Although the genus includes a number of handsome plants, hedysarum coronarium is almost the only species commonly grown in gardens. ..."