Definition of Silvery wormwood
1. Noun. Silver-haired shrub of central and southern United States and Mexico; a troublesome weed on rangelands.
Group relationships: Genus Artemisia
Generic synonyms: Sage Brush, Sagebrush
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silvery Wormwood
Literary usage of Silvery wormwood
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1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"silvery wormwood, Wormwood Sage, locally known as Southernwood. g. A. frigida Wild. Minnesota to Idaho, south to Texas. Mountain Sage, Pasture Sage-brush, ..."
2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1888)
"Artemesia frígida, silvery wormwood 321 REPORT OP THE SECTION OF VEGETABLE PATHOLOGY : The fungus of Bitter-rot of Grapes 325 The fungus of White-rot of ..."
3. My Devon Year by Eden Phillpotts (1904)
"... where it flaunts with the mug- wort and silvery wormwood, the groundsel and its brother the ragwort. Golden tansy likewise loves such a home; ..."
4. My Devon Year by Eden Phillpotts (1903)
"... its kinsman, loves lane or wayside, where it flaunts with the mug- wort and silvery wormwood, the groundsel and its brother the ragwort. ..."