Definition of Hudsonia
1. Noun. Small evergreen subshrubs of North America.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cistaceae, Family Cistaceae, Rockrose Family
Member holonyms: False Heather, Golden Heather, Hudsonia Ericoides, Beach Heather, Hudsonia Tomentosa, Poverty Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hudsonia
Literary usage of Hudsonia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"It seems that some species or varieties exist throughout the north. These are nearly allied, and badly distinguished under the names St.funerea, hudsonia, ..."
2. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"Nearly all the greenhouse species only require protection in the winter, and may be planted on rockwork during the summer months. GENUS III. hudsonia Lin. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"hudsonia ericoides L. Mani, i: 74. 1767. Bushy-branched from the base, ... hudsonia tomentosa Nutt. Gen. 2: 5. 1818. Densely tufted and intricately branched ..."