Definition of Horse gentian

1. Noun. Coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Horse Gentian

horse blanket
horse blankets
horse botfly
horse breeding
horse brier
horse cart
horse cavalry
horse chestnut
horse diseases
horse doctor
horse fancier
horse fly
horse gentian (current term)
horse grain
horse gram
horse latitude
horse mackerel
horse mackerels
horse manure
horse mushroom
horse nettle
horse of a different color
horse of a different colour
horse of the wood
horse opera
horse operas

Literary usage of Horse gentian

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

1. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"horse gentian. (Man. p. 873.) In rich soil, NY to Minn., Ala., Ky. and Kans.—Pennsylvania : NORTHAMPTON ; BUCKS ; DELAWARE ; CHESTER ; LANCASTER ; FRANK- UN ..."

2. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Follow grain with a crop requiring frequent and late-continued hoe-culture. horse gentian ... horse gentian petioles. Mowers axillary, sessile, .'. ..."

3. Second Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of the Middle and Southern by Richard Owen (1860)
"horse gentian. T. perfoliatum, L.,* . " . Limestone, . Prairies and rocky banks. ... The root of the Feverwort or Horse-Gentian is also purgative, ..."

4. A Preliminary Catalogue of the Flora of New Jersey by Nathaniel Lord Britton (1881)
"FEVER-WORT. HORSE-GENTIAN. T. perfoliatum, L. Horse-gentian. Frequent in the northern and middle counties ; rare on the Yellow Drift. Sambucus, Tourn ELDER. ..."

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