blueweed
blueweed lue"weed n. a coarse prickly European weed ({Echium vulgare}) with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in the U. S.

Syn: blue devil, blue thistle, viper's bugloss. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • blueweed — [blo͞o′wēd΄] n. a bristly weed (Echium vulgare) of the borage family with blue flowers and pink buds …   English World dictionary

  • blueweed — gyslotinis ežeinis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agurklinių šeimos aliejinis, dekoratyvinis, medingas nuodingas augalas (Echium plantagineum), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Echium… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blueweed — paprastasis ežeinis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Agurklinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medingas, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Echium vulgare), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Echium vulgare angl. blue echium; blue devil;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • blueweed — noun Date: circa 1837 1. viper s bugloss 2. a small weedy sunflower (Helianthus ciliaris) of the southwestern United States with blue green or gray green foliage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blueweed — /blooh weed /, n. 1. Also called blue thistle. a bristly weed, Echium vulgare, of the borage family, having showy blue flowers, a native of Europe naturalized in the U.S. 2. chicory (def. 1). [1835 45; BLUE + WEED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • blueweed — blue•weed [[t]ˈbluˌwid[/t]] n. pln a bristly European weed, Echium vulgare, of the borage family, having large blue flowers • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • blueweed — noun a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States • Syn: ↑blue devil, ↑blue thistle, ↑viper s bugloss, ↑Echium vulgare • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Echium vulgare — blueweed lue weed n. a coarse prickly European weed ({Echium vulgare}) with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in the U. S. Syn: blue devil, blue thistle, viper s bugloss. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blue thistle — blueweed (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • Helianthus ciliaris — ID 39233 Symbol Key HECI Common Name Texas blueweed Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, IL, KS, NE, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT, WA Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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