Definition of Spurred gentian
1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Halenia having flowers with spurred lobes.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Spurred Gentian
Literary usage of Spurred gentian
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"spurred gentian. Common north of lake Superior, Juni, Roberts; lake of the Woods, Dawson. North. GENTIANA, Tourn. GENTIAN. G. Amarella, L., var. acuta, ..."
2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The gentian family includes in Minnesota about ten species of gentian, one spurred gentian, one buck-bean and one f 1 ..."
3. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"spurred gentian. Balenia deflexa Griseb. Shore of Little Traverse Bay, near Harbor Point; Drummond's Is. and St. Helen's Is., Winch. ..."
4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1899)
"DURING the past two seasons, while collecting the spurred-gentian in various parts of Maine, my attention has often been attracted by a plant, which, ..."
5. Report (1913)
"Smaller Fringed Gentian. Abundant in marshy open ground on the east side. Halenia deflexa (Sm.) Griseb. spurred gentian. ..."