Definition of Nabalus
1. Noun. Genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Rattlesnake Root, Cankerweed, Nabalus Alba, Prenanthes Alba, White Lettuce, Gall Of The Earth, Lion's Foot, Nabalus Serpentarius, Prenanthes Serpentaria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nabalus
Literary usage of Nabalus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"July-Oct. nabalus cylindricus Small, of the southern mountains, ranging north to Kentucky, ... nabalus virgatus DC. Prodr. 7: 242. 1838. simple, 2°-4° high. ..."
2. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"nabalus Cass. RATTLESNAKE-ROOT. Heads 5-7-flowered; involucre very narrow, light green, ... M. p. 907. Fields and thickets. Summer and fall. 4. nabalus ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1891)
"Gall at the base of the stem of nabalus altissimus, usually in masses surrounding stem, often extending down on main root, rarely on main fibres of root, ..."