genus Seriphidium


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Noun1.genus Seriphidium - woody plants grown chiefly for their silver or grey and often aromatic foliage; formerly included in the genus Artemisia
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Artemisia cana, gray sage, grey sage, Seriphidium canum, silver sage, silver sagebrush - low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant
Artemisia maritima, sea wormwood, Seriphidium maritimum - plants of western and northern European coasts
Artemisia tridentata, big sagebrush, Seriphidium tridentatum, blue sage - aromatic shrub of arid regions of western North America having hoary leaves
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The genus Seriphidium consists of about 400 species, mostly are herbs and hardy shrubs growing in dry or semi-dry habitats [1].
The genus Seriphidium belongs to family Asteraceae (Compositeae) and of great commercial and economic importance [1].