Flowering plants
Flowering Flow"er*ing, a. (Bot.) Having conspicuous flowers; -- used as an epithet with many names of plants; as, flowering ash; flowering dogwood; flowering almond, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Flowering fern}, a genus of showy ferns ({Osmunda}), with conspicuous bivalvular sporangia. They usually grow in wet places.

{Flowering plants}, plants which have stamens and pistils, and produce true seeds; phenogamous plants; -- distinguished from {flowerless plants}.

{Flowering rush}, a European rushlike plant ({Butomus umbellatus}), with an umbel of rosy blossoms. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flowering — Flow er*ing, a. (Bot.) Having conspicuous flowers; used as an epithet with many names of plants; as, flowering ash; flowering dogwood; flowering almond, etc. [1913 Webster] {Flowering fern}, a genus of showy ferns ({Osmunda}), with conspicuous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flowering fern — Flowering Flow er*ing, a. (Bot.) Having conspicuous flowers; used as an epithet with many names of plants; as, flowering ash; flowering dogwood; flowering almond, etc. [1913 Webster] {Flowering fern}, a genus of showy ferns ({Osmunda}), with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flowering rush — Flowering Flow er*ing, a. (Bot.) Having conspicuous flowers; used as an epithet with many names of plants; as, flowering ash; flowering dogwood; flowering almond, etc. [1913 Webster] {Flowering fern}, a genus of showy ferns ({Osmunda}), with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Flowering rush — Rush Rush, n. [OE. rusche, rische, resche, AS. risce, akin to LG. rusk, risch, D. & G. rusch; all probably fr. L. ruscum butcher s broom; akin to Goth. raus reed, G. rohr.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to many aquatic or marsh growing endogenous plants …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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