Cowwheat
Cowwheat Cow"wheat` (-hw?t`), n. (Bot.) A weed of the genus {Melampyrum}, with black seeds, found on European wheatfields. [1913 Webster]

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  • cowwheat — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : an herb of the genus Melampyrum (especially M. arvense) found as a weed in European wheat fields …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melampyrin — Mel am*py rin, Melampyrite Mel am*py rite, n. [NL. Melampyrum cowwheat; Gr. me las black + pyro s wheat.] (Chem.) The saccharine substance dulcite; so called because found in the leaves of cowwheat ({Melampyrum}). See {Dulcite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melampyrite — Melampyrin Mel am*py rin, Melampyrite Mel am*py rite, n. [NL. Melampyrum cowwheat; Gr. me las black + pyro s wheat.] (Chem.) The saccharine substance dulcite; so called because found in the leaves of cowwheat ({Melampyrum}). See {Dulcite}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melampyrum L. — Symbol MELAM2 Common Name cowwheat Botanical Family Scrophulariaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Melampyrum lineare Desr. — Symbol MELI2 Common Name narrowleaf cowwheat Botanical Family Scrophulariaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Melampyrum lineare Desr. var. latifolium Bart. — Symbol MELIL2 Common Name narrowleaf cowwheat Botanical Family Scrophulariaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Melampyrum lineare Desr. var. lineare — Symbol MELIL3 Common Name narrowleaf cowwheat Botanical Family Scrophulariaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Melampyrum lineare Desr. var. pectinatum (Pennell) Fernald — Symbol MELIP2 Common Name narrowleaf cowwheat Botanical Family Scrophulariaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Melampyrum lineare Desr. var. pectinatum (Pennell) Fernald — Symbol MELIP2 Common Name narrowleaf cowwheat Botanical Family Scrophulariaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Melampyrum — ID 52538 Symbol Key MELAM2 Common Name cowwheat Family Scrophulariaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, DC, DE, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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