Lithospermum canescens
Puccoon Puc*coon", n. [From the American Indian name.] (Bot.) Any one of several plants yielding a red pigment which is used by the North American Indians, as the bloodroot and two species of {Lithospermum} ({Lithospermum hirtum}, and {Lithospermum canescens}); also, the pigment itself. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lithospermum canescens — ID 48299 Symbol Key LICA12 Common Name hoary puccoon Family Boraginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lithospermum canescens — noun perennial North American plant with greyish hairy foliage yielding a red or yellow pigment • Syn: ↑hoary puccoon, ↑Indian paint • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Lithospermum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lithospermum canescens (Michx.) Lehm. — Symbol LICA12 Common Name hoary puccoon Botanical Family Boraginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lithospermum canescens (Michx.) Lehm. — Symbol LICA12 Common Name hoary puccoon Botanical Family Boraginaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lithospermum — Taxobox name = Lithospermum image width = 200px image caption = Lithospermum purpurocaeruleum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida familia = Boraginaceae genus = Lithospermum subdivision ranks = Species subdivision =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lithospermum — noun annual or perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants; cosmopolitan except Australia • Syn: ↑genus Lithospermum • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Boraginaceae, ↑family Boraginaceae, ↑borage family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lithospermum hirtum — Puccoon Puc*coon , n. [From the American Indian name.] (Bot.) Any one of several plants yielding a red pigment which is used by the North American Indians, as the bloodroot and two species of {Lithospermum} ({Lithospermum hirtum}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Lithospermum — noun annual or perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants; cosmopolitan except Australia • Syn: ↑Lithospermum • Hypernyms: ↑plant genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Boraginaceae, ↑family Boraginaceae, ↑borage family …   Useful english dictionary

  • λιθόσπερμο — (Lithospermum). Γένος σωληνανθών φυτών της οικογένειας των βοραγινιδών. Στο γένος ανήκουν φυτά με τριχωτό βλαστό, που ζουν σχεδόν σε όλες τις χώρες του κόσμου. Τα λ. είναι ποώδη ή ξυλώδη φυτά, με καρπό που αποτελείται από τέσσερα σκληρά αχαίνια.… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • Flora of Ohio — This list includes plants native and introduced to the state of Ohio, designated (N) and (I), respectively. Varieties and subspecies link to their parent species. A * Abies balsamea var. balsamea (N) * Abutilon theophrasti (I) * Acalypha deamii… …   Wikipedia

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