Aletris aurea
Colicroot Col"ic*root`, n. A bitter American herb of the Bloodwort family, with the leaves all radical, and the small yellow or white flowers in a long spike ({Aletris farinosa} and {Aletris aurea}). Called sometimes {star grass}, {blackroot}, {blazing star}, and {unicorn root}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aletris aurea — noun colicroot with yellow bracted racemose flowers; smaller than Aletris farinosa; southeastern United States • Syn: ↑yellow colicroot • Hypernyms: ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑crow corn, ↑star grass, ↑unicorn root …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aletris aurea — ID 2216 Symbol Key ALAU Common Name golden colicroot Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MD, MS, NC, OK, SC, TX, VA Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Aletris aurea Walter — Symbol ALAU Common Name golden colicroot Botanical Family Liliaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Aletris — Aletris …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Aletris — noun small genus of bitter rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Aletris • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aletris farinosa — Colicroot Col ic*root , n. A bitter American herb of the Bloodwort family, with the leaves all radical, and the small yellow or white flowers in a long spike ({Aletris farinosa} and {Aletris aurea}). Called sometimes {star grass}, {blackroot},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Aletris — noun small genus of bitter rooted herbs of eastern North America and Asia; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae • Syn: ↑Aletris • Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily family …   Useful english dictionary

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