Definition of Prairie star

1. Noun. Plant with mostly basal leaves and slender open racemes of white or pale pink flowers; prairies and open forest of northwestern United States to British Columbia and Alberta.

Exact synonyms: Lithophragma Parviflorum
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Lithophragma, Lithophragma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Star

prairie mallow
prairie marmot
prairie mimosa
prairie orchid
prairie rattler
prairie rattlesnake
prairie rocket
prairie sage
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star (current term)
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole
prairie wagon
prairie wake-robin
prairie white-fringed orchid
prairie white-fringed orchis
prairie willow
prairie wolf

Literary usage of Prairie star

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

1. The Church at Home and Abroad by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, General Assembly (1895)
"... 703: PlattĀ« Centre sab sen, 530; Prairie Chapel eab-sch. 3 97; prairie star eab sch, 3 66; Randolph sab- sch, 4 64: Red Oak sab-sch, ..."

2. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"STAR-FLOWER, prairie star, WOODLAND STAR. Perennial herbs, with slender bulblet-bearing rootstock and a*ial leafy flowering shoots. ..."

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