crownbeard


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Related to crownbeard: Verbesina encelioides
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Noun1.crownbeard - any plant of the genus Verbesina having clustered white or yellow flower heads
composite plant, composite - considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
genus Verbesina, Verbesina - herbs and shrubs of warm North America to Mexico; includes plants formerly placed in genus Actinomeris
Actinomeris alternifolia, golden honey plant, golden ironweed, Verbesina alternifolia, wingstem, yellow ironweed - perennial herb with showy yellow flowers; the eastern United States
butter daisy, cowpen daisy, golden crown beard, golden crownbeard, Verbesina encelioides, Ximenesia encelioides - coarse greyish-green annual yellow-flowered herb; southwestern United States to Mexico
gravelweed, Verbesina helianthoides - perennial herb with yellow flowers; southern and south central United States
Verbesina virginica, Virginia crownbeard, frostweed, frost-weed - tall perennial herb having clusters of white flowers; the eastern United States
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Specimens "commonly bear additional handwritten labels, often with precise information as to locality of collection", for example in the case of a Crownbeard and another Sunflower species (Asteraceae) with "Oaxaca" tags but actually from Morelos.
(Brassicaceae), Coulter's horseweed, Laennecia coulteri (Asteraceae), golden crownbeard, Verbesina encelioides (Asteraceae), scrambled eggs, Corydalis aurea (Papaveraceae), velvet weed, Oenothera curtiflora (Onagraceae), silverleaf nightshade, Solanum elaeagnifolium (Solanaceae), copper globemallow, Sphaeralcea angustifolia (Malvaceae), trailing windmills, Allionia incarnata (Nyctanginaceae), and Dakota mock vervain, Glandularia bipinnatifida (Verbenaceae).
virginica, White Crownbeard. United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, http://plants.usda.gov/java/proflle?symbol=veviv.