scorpionweed

scorpionweed
noun
any plant of the genus Phacelia
Syn: ↑scorpion weed, ↑phacelia
Hypernyms: ↑flower
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Phacelia

* * *

\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: a plant of the genus Phacelia

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • scorpionweed — noun Any plant of the genus Phacelia The name scorpionweed comes from the curling habit of the blossoming flower heads which somewhat resemble the flexed tail of a scorpion in striking position. Syn: phacelia …   Wiktionary

  • List of Phacelia species — Taxobox name = Phacelia image width = 240px image caption = Phacelia tanacetifolia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids I ordo = see text familia = Boraginaceae (but… …   Wikipedia

  • List of southern LCRV flora by region — A List of southern Lower Colorado River Valley (LCRV) flora by region. The regions included are::#southeast Colorado Desert (borders the Colorado River on east):#Little Picacho Wilderness located in the extreme southeast Colorado Desert 10 miles… …   Wikipedia

  • Little Picacho Wilderness flora — This is a list of Little Picacho Wilderness flora. The Little Picacho Wilderness covers a section of the southern Chocolate Mountains in southeastern Imperial County, California. It is adjacent on the east to the Colorado River located in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve — For other uses, see Craters of the Moon (disambiguation). Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve IUCN Category III (Natural Monument) …   Wikipedia

  • Muggins Mountains Wilderness flora — This is a list of Muggins Mountains Wilderness flora. The Muggins Wilderness covers about 15 20 percent of the Muggins Mountains, (of southwest Arizona s, northwest Sonoran Desert), and is on the southwest of the triangular mountain region; the… …   Wikipedia

  • California bluebell — noun 1. desert plant of southern California with blue or violet tubular flowers in terminal racemes • Syn: ↑whitlavia, ↑Phacelia minor, ↑Phacelia whitlavia • Hypernyms: ↑scorpionweed, ↑scorpion weed, ↑phacelia 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hydrophyllaceae — Taxobox name = Hydrophyllaceae image width = 250px image caption = Baby Blue Eyes, ( Nemophila menziesii var. atomaria ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Boraginales familia = Hydrophyllaceae subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Biantitropical distribution — Biantitropical (or amphitropical) distribution refers to the pattern of species that exist at comparable latitudes across the equator but not in the tropics. For example, a species may be found north of the Tropic of Cancer and south of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Piestewa Peak — Squaw Peak (also known as Piestewa Peak), at 2608 feet (795 meters) is the second highest point in the Phoenix Mountains, after Camelback Mountain, and the third highest in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. It is located in the Phoenix Mountains… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”