Astragalus Hornii
Loco Lo"co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of the same genus. Called also {loco weed}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Any one of various leguminous plants or weeds besides {Astragalus}, whose herbage is poisonous to cattle, as {Spiesia Lambertii}, syn. {Oxytropis Lambertii}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Astragalus hornii — ID 7995 Symbol Key ASHO2 Common Name Horn s milkvetch Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, NV, UT Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Astragalus hornii A. Gray var. hornii — Symbol ASHO2 Synonym Symbol ASHOH Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Astragalus hornii A. Gray — Symbol ASHO2 Common Name Horn s milkvetch Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Astragălus [2] — Astragălus L. (Tragant), Gattung der Leguminosen, Sträucher, Halbsträucher oder Kräuter mit gefiederten, selten gefingerten Blättern, deren Blattstiele bei manchen Arten stehen bleiben und zu derben, holzigen und sehr spitzen Stacheln auswachsen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Виды рода Астрагал — Приложение к статье Астрагал Список видов, входящих в род Астрагал (Astragalus) Список составлен на основе данных сайта EOL[1]. Русские названия видов даны по книге Флора СССР» и «Деревья и кустарники СССР» (см. раздел Литература) …   Википедия

  • Loco — Lo co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loco weed — Loco Lo co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oxytropis Lambertii — Loco Lo co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spiesia Lambertii — Loco Lo co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Narrenunkräuter — (Loco weeds, Locopflanzen, nach dem span. loco, »Narr«), in Nordamerika, besonders in Texas und Mexiko, gewisse Unkräuter, nach deren Genuß Rinder, Schafe und Pferde zeitweise dumm und stumpfsinnig werden. Die Tiere benehmen sich beim Anblick… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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