Definition of Shamrock pea

1. Noun. Trailing trifoliate Asiatic and African herb having cobalt blue flowers.

Exact synonyms: Parochetus Communis
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Parochetus, Parochetus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shamrock Pea

shamoy
shamoyed
shamoying
shamoys
shampers
shampoo
shampoo ginger
shampooed
shampooer
shampooers
shampooey
shampooing
shampoolike
shampoos
shamrock
shamrock pea (current term)
shamrocklike
shamrocks
shams
shamshir
shamus
shamuses
shan't
shana tova
shanachie
shanachies
shand
shandies
shandite
shandries

Literary usage of Shamrock pea

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"See Dyer's "Folk-Lore of Plants." д\г jj SHAMROCK, INDIAN. Л name found in some English books for the Trillium. shamrock pea. ..."

2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants: Containing Descriptions of the Hardiest by John Weathers (1901)
"The shamrock pea is best grown in wann sunny parts of the rockery in well-drained soil. Owing to the late period of blooming, the beautiful blue flowers are ..."

3. The New Gardening: A Guide to the Most Recent Developments in the Culture of by Walter Page Wright (1913)
"... with zoned leaves and blue flowers on 2-inch stems in summer ; there is a large variety called major. The shamrock pea is worth a place on the rockery ..."

4. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"... leaf is used indiscriminately, Trifolium fili- forme and Medicago lupulina being worn with other species in Dublin on St. Patrick's day. shamrock pea. ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"... (shamrock pea}.—P. communis is a beautiful little creeping perennial with Clover-like leaves, 2 to 3 in. high, bearing in spring Pea-shaped blossoms of ..."

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