Frasera speciosa


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Noun1.Frasera speciosa - tall herb with panicles of white flowers flushed with green; northwestern United States; sometimes placed in genus Swertia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Frasera, genus Frasera - genus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia
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In this paper, we document conspecific nurse effects between adult plants and seed progeny in two plant species of semiarid alpine habitats, Frasera speciosa (Gentianaceae, monument plant) and Cirsium scopulotum (Asteraceae, alpine thistle).
Frasera speciosa was studied on private land at the Foxtail (39 [degrees] 12[minutes] N, 106 [degrees] 00[minutes] W; 3048 m) and Stadium (39 [degrees] 14[minutes] N, 105 [degrees] 59 [minutes] W; 3000 m) sites.
She and Wied examined the thistle Cirsium scopulorum and the gentian called a monument plant, Frasera speciosa.