Aletris farinosa
Blazing Blaz"ing, a. Burning with a blaze; as, a blazing fire; blazing torches. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

{Blazing star}. (a) A comet. [Obs.] (b) A brilliant center of attraction. (c) (Bot.) A name given to several plants; as, to {Cham[ae]lirium luteum} of the Lily family; {Liatris squarrosa}; and {Aletris farinosa}, called also {colicroot} and {star grass}. [1913 Webster]


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  • 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

  • Aletris farinosa — Unicorn U ni*corn, n. [OE. unicorne, F. unicorne, L. unicornis one horned, having a single horn; unus one + cornu a horn; cf. L. unicornuus a unicorn. See {One}, and {Horn}.] 1. A fabulous animal with one horn; the monoceros; often represented in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aletris farinosa — ID 2218 Symbol Key ALFA2 Common Name white colicroot Family Liliaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, NH …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Aletris farinosa — noun colicroot having a scurfy or granuliferous perianth and white flowers; southeastern United States • Syn: ↑ague root, ↑ague grass • Hypernyms: ↑colicroot, ↑colic root, ↑crow corn, ↑star grass, ↑unicorn root …   Useful english dictionary

  • ALETRIS FARINOSA — АЛЕТРИС ФАРИНОЗА — Исходное растение. Aletris farinosa L. Алетрис мучнистый.Сем. Liliaceae Лилейные.Распространение. Встречается по сухим, обычно песчаным местам в Сев. Америке.Прим. часть. Свежее корневище с корнями.Описание прим. части. Корневище клубневидно… …   Справочник по гомеопатии

  • Aletris farinosa L. — Symbol ALFA2 Common Name white colicroot Botanical Family Liliaceae …   Scientific plant list

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