pinweed
noun Date: 1814 any of a genus (Lechea) of herbs of the rockrose family with slender stems, many small leaves, and tiny flowers

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  • Pinweed — Pin weed , n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Lechea}, low North American herbs with branching stems, and very small and abundant leaves and flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pinweed — ☆ pinweed [pin′wēd΄ ] n. any of a genus (Lechea) of perennial plants of the rockrose family, with thin stems and leaves, and small purplish or greenish flowers * * * pin·weed (pĭnʹwēd ) n. Any of various North American perennial plants of the… …   Universalium

  • pinweed — ☆ pinweed [pin′wēd΄ ] n. any of a genus (Lechea) of perennial plants of the rockrose family, with thin stems and leaves, and small purplish or greenish flowers …   English World dictionary

  • pinweed — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : an herb of the genus Lechea 2. : alfilaria …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lechea tenuifolia — ID 45654 Symbol Key LETE Common Name narrowleaf pinweed Family Cistaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • 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

  • Lechea intermedia — ID 45623 Symbol Key LEIN Common Name largepod pinweed Family Cistaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, IA, IL, MA, ME, MI, MN, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, VA, VT, WI, WY… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lechea pulchella — ID 45640 Symbol Key LEPU4 Common Name Leggett s pinweed Family Cistaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lechea pulchella var. moniliformis — ID 45641 Symbol Key LEPUM Common Name Leggett s pinweed Family Cistaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, NJ, NY, OH, RI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Lechea racemulosa — ID 45647 Symbol Key LERA Common Name Illinois pinweed Family Cistaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KY, LA, MD, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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