Definition of Oxytropis
1. Noun. Large widely-distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or subshrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and racemose or spicate flowers each having a pea-like corolla with a clawed petal.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Crazy Weed, Crazyweed, Locoweed
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxytropis
Literary usage of Oxytropis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"GENUS X. oxytropis, Dec. THE oxytropis, OR MOUNTAIN MILK VETCH. Lin. ... This species, though included in the genus oxytropis, from the shape of the flower, ..."
2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"A NEW oxytropis FOR NEBRASKA oxytropis LAMBERTI TENUIFOLIA. BY JM BATES. X June 5, 1!)15. Prof. Gilmore of the State University collected at Thurston.in ..."
3. New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers by Edward Pollock Anschutz (1917)
"... teaspoonful into the soup, milk, or chocolate. The effect frequently appears very rapidly, but sometimes it does not appear. oxytropis LAMBERTI NATURAL ..."