Definition of Scleranthus annuus

1. Noun. Widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers.

Exact synonyms: Knawe, Knawel
Group relationships: Genus Scleranthus, Scleranthus
Generic synonyms: Weed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scleranthus Annuus

Scirpus cyperinus
Scissors Paper Stone
Sciurus carolinensis
Sciurus griseus
Sciurus hudsonicus
Sciurus niger
Sciurus vulgaris
Sclav
Sclavic
Sclavism
Sclavonian
Sclavonians
Sclavonic
Sclavs
Scleranthus
Scleranthus annuus
Scleroderma aurantium
Scleroderma bovista
Scleroderma citrinum
Scleroderma flavidium
Sclerodermataceae
Sclerodermatales
Scleroparei
Sclerostoma
Sclerotiniaceae
Scobey
Scolopacidae
Scolopax
Scolopax rusticola
Scolopendrium nigripes

Literary usage of Scleranthus annuus

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Type species : scleranthus annuus L. i. scleranthus annuus L. ... scleranthus annuus L. Sp. PI. 406. 1753. Much branched from long and rather tough roots, ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1853)
"... scleranthus annuus the flower is sessile between the two branches of a forked stem, each of which again produces a flower sessile between two succeeding ..."

3. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"SCLERANTHUS annuus. Segments of the calyx ovate, acute, when in fruit patulous. Obs. 1441. Near Worcester.—Bot. arrang. 436. Fl. dan. t. 504. Smith engl. t. ..."

4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"scleranthus annuus L. Sp. Pl. 4o6. 1753. Much branched from long and rather tough roots, the branches prostrate or spreading, 3'-5' long, ..."

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