genus Nigella

genus Nigella
noun
erect annual Eurasian herbs
Hypernyms: ↑magnoliid dicot genus
Member Meronyms: ↑nigella

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  • Nigella damascena — ID 56290 Symbol Key NIDA Common Name devil in the bush Family Ranunculaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CT, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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