genus Eryngium


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Noun1.genus Eryngium - large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower headsgenus 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
eringo, eryngo - any plant of the genus Eryngium
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
button snakeroot, Eryngium yuccifolium, rattlesnake master, rattlesnake's master - coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
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