crazyweed
noun Date: circa 1889 locoweed

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  • crazyweed — n. any of several leguminous plants of Western North America causing locoism in livestock. Syn: locoweed, crazy weed. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crazyweed — ☆ crazyweed [krā′zēwēd΄ ] n. LOCOWEED …   English World dictionary

  • crazyweed — /kray zee weed /, n. locoweed. [1870 75; CRAZY + WEED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • crazyweed — cra•zy•weed [[t]ˈkreɪ ziˌwid[/t]] n. pln locoweed • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • crazyweed — noun any of several leguminous plants of western North America causing locoism in livestock • Syn: ↑locoweed, ↑crazy weed • Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant • Hyponyms: ↑purple locoweed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Canadian plants by family F — 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 Fabaceae * Amorpha canescens downy indigobush * Amorpha fruticosa false indigobush * Amorpha nana… …   Wikipedia

  • Locoweed — For other uses, see Locoweed (disambiguation). Locoweed (also crazyweed and loco) is a common name in North America for any plant that produces swainsonine, a phytotoxin harmful to livestock. Worldwide, swainsonine is produced by a small number… …   Wikipedia

  • locoweed — /loh koh weed /, n. any of various leguminous plants of the genera Astragalus and Oxytropis, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, causing locoism in sheep, horses, etc. [1875 80, Amer.; LOCO + WEED1] * * * Any of several species of poisonous… …   Universalium

  • Oxytropis lambertii — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Oxytropis borealis var. viscida — ID 58606 Symbol Key OXBOV Common Name viscid locoweed Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CA, CO, ID, MN, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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