Ditch stonecrop
Stonecrop Stone"crop`, n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Any low succulent plant of the genus {Sedum}, esp. {Sedum acre}, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of America. See {Orpine}. [1913 Webster]

{Virginian stonecrop}, or {Ditch stonecrop}, an American plant ({Penthorum sedoides}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ditch stonecrop — noun : a common American perennial weed (Penthorum sedoides) with united carpels, flowers in loose spikes, and scattered leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stonecrop — Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any low succulent plant of the genus {Sedum}, esp. {Sedum acre}, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of America. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Virginian stonecrop — Stonecrop Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any low succulent plant of the genus {Sedum}, esp. {Sedum acre}, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penthorum sedoides — Stonecrop Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any low succulent plant of the genus {Sedum}, esp. {Sedum acre}, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sedum acre — Stonecrop Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Any low succulent plant of the genus {Sedum}, esp. {Sedum acre}, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of Canadian plants by family C — Main page: List of Canadian plants by familyFamilies: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I J K | L | M | N | O | P Q | R | S | T | U V W | X Y Z Cabombaceae * Brasenia schreberi watershield Cactaceae * Escobaria vivipara foxtail pincushion cactus *… …   Wikipedia

  • Penthorum — ▪ plant       genus of perennial herbs native to East Asia and eastern North America. All three species in the genus have underground stems, toothed leaves, and one sided flower clusters borne at the branch tips. The ditch, or Virginian,… …   Universalium

  • Penthorum sedoides L. — Symbol PESE6 Common Name ditch stonecrop Botanical Family Crassulaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Penthorum sedoides — ID 61273 Symbol Key PESE6 Common Name ditch stonecrop Family Crassulaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • american nightshade — noun Usage: usually capitalized A 1. : pokeweed 2. : ditch stonecrop …   Useful english dictionary

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