herbaceous plant

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Noun1.herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stemherbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
barrenwort, bishop's hat, Epimedium grandiflorum - slow-growing creeping plant with semi-evergreen leaves on erect wiry stems; used as ground cover
mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum, wild mandrake, May apple - North American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit
buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot, goldcup, kingcup - any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus
Coptis groenlandica, Coptis trifolia groenlandica, golden thread, goldthread - low-growing perennial of North America woodlands having trifoliate leaves and yellow rootstock and white flowers
Eranthis hyemalis, winter aconite - small Old World perennial herb grown for its bright yellow flowers which appear in early spring often before snow is gone
hepatica, liverleaf - any of several plants of the genus Hepatica having three-lobed leaves and white or pinkish flowers in early spring; of moist and mossy subalpine woodland areas of north temperate regions
golden seal, goldenseal, Hydrastis Canadensis, turmeric root, yellow root - perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves
false rue, false rue anemone, Isopyrum biternatum - slender erect perennial of eastern North America having tuberous roots and pink-tinged white flowers; resembles meadow rue
giant buttercup, Laccopetalum giganteum - spectacular perennial native of wet montane grasslands of Peru; formerly included in genus Ranunculus
false bugbane, Trautvetteria carolinensis - tall perennial of the eastern United States having large basal leaves and white summer flowers
globe flower, globeflower - any of several plants of the genus Trollius having globose yellow flowers
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
clover, trefoil - a plant of the genus Trifolium
Cape periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus, cayenne jasmine, Madagascar periwinkle, red periwinkle, rose periwinkle, Vinca rosea, periwinkle, old maid - commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
nin-sin, Panax ginseng, Panax pseudoginseng, Panax schinseng, ginseng - Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers
American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius, sang - North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
wild ginger - low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes
Asarum shuttleworthii, heartleaf, heart-leaf - wild ginger having persistent heart-shaped pungent leaves; West Virginia to Alabama
caryophyllaceous plant - a plant of the family Caryophyllaceae
clammy chickweed, mouse eared chickweed, mouse-ear chickweed, mouse ear, chickweed - any of various plants related to the common chickweed
drypis - spiny-leaved perennial herb of southern Europe having terminal clusters of small flowers
coral necklace, Illecebrum verticullatum - glabrous annual with slender taproot and clusters of white flowers; western Europe especially western Mediterranean and Atlantic coastal areas
chickweed - any of various plants of the genus Stellaria
New Zealand spinach, Tetragonia expansa, Tetragonia tetragonioides - coarse sprawling Australasian plant with red or yellow flowers; cultivated for its edible young shoots and succulent leaves
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food
Amaranthus spinosus, thorny amaranth - erect annual of tropical central Asia and Africa having a pair of divergent spines at most leaf nodes
Celosia argentea, red fox - weedy annual with spikes of silver-white flowers
Celosia argentea cristata, Celosia cristata, cockscomb, common cockscomb - garden annual with featherlike spikes of red or yellow flowers
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Mosfeia had disappeared from the horizon long ere this, and the Mandara country was developing to the gaze of our aeronauts its astonishing fertility, with its forests of acacias, its locust-trees covered with red flowers, and the herbaceous plants of its fields of cotton and indigo trees.
One good-sized herbaceous plant can be divided into three to five sections for autumn planting.
ERYNGIUM alpinum 'Blue Star' - known as the Blue Sea Holly - is a beautiful flowering herbaceous plant that produces silver blue, thistle-like flowers throughout the summer.
Having produced Aphids on the World's Trees in 1994, the authors (entomology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK) decided to bow to the inevitable and cover the remaining aphids living on herbaceous plant and shrubs such that the two works together comprise a complete host plant-oriented treatment of the world's aphids.
Current research into plant miRNAs had centered on Arabidopsis, an herbaceous plant with a fully sequenced genome believed to be a good basis for all plant genetic research, including tree research.
Some of the strangest: the viper's gourd (Trichosanthes anguina), a native to China that looks at first like a mass of writhing snakes but turns out to be long, snaky gourds; monk's hood (Aconitum napellus), an English herbaceous plant so poisonous early warriors used to smear its juices on their spears and arrows to kill an enemy; and Durio zibethinus, a prickly fruit that looks like a hedgehog, filled with a cheesy white edible inside that's considered a delicacy by those who can tolerate its smell, described as being like ``French custard passed through a sewer pipe.
Little detailed information exists on the life histories and ecology of most of these woody and herbaceous plant species.
BLACK Cardamom is the dried fruit of an herbaceous plant of the ginger family.
I recommend Dr Hessayon's Flower Expert book which lists how to care for every kind of herbaceous plant.
A second, western starflower, is the first herbaceous plant confirmed as susceptible to SOD.
Hydrangeas, fuchsias, almost any herbaceous plant can be used for stem cuttings.
Native to South India, it is a dried fruit of an herbaceous plant of the ginger family.