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|Noun||1.||genus Eryngium - large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution|
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Apiaceae, carrot family, family Apiaceae, family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae - plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill
Eryngium maritimum, sea eryngium, sea holly, sea holm - European evergreen eryngo with twisted spiny leaves naturalized on United States east coast; roots formerly used as an aphrodisiac
Eryngium aquaticum, button snakeroot - coarse prickly perennial eryngo with aromatic roots; southeastern United States; often confused with rattlesnake master