Nouns denoting plants

oblong leaf
a simple leaf that is rounded at each end with parallel sides
 
Cassiope mertensiana
heath of mountains of western United States having bell-shaped white flowers
 
genus Gelsemium
evergreen twining shrubs of Americas and southeastern Asia
 
Hyoscyamus muticus
poisonous herb whose leaves are a source of hyoscyamine
 
cowpea
fruit or seed of the cowpea plant
 
Commiphora meccanensis
small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
 
Heritiera macrophylla
large evergreen tree of India and Burma whose leaves are silvery beneath
 
Tussilago farfara
perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly
 
family Adiantaceae
used in some classification systems for some genera of the family Polypodiaceae (or Pteridaceae)
 
Dryopteris thelypteris
fern having pinnatifid fronds and growing in wet places; cosmopolitan in north temperate regions
 
genus Anthemis
dog fennel
 
Cornus amomum
shrub of eastern North America having purplish stems and blue fruit
 
Geranium molle
western geranium with small pink flowers; a common weed on lawns and in vacant lots
 
Lonicera dioica
twining deciduous shrub with clusters of purple-tinged yellow-green flowers; northeastern America
 
palm
any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
 
Zinnia grandiflora
subshrub having short leafy stems and numerous small flower heads with nearly round yellow-orange rays; Arizona south to Mexico and east to Kansas
 
genus Narthecium
bog asphodels; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
 
genus Commelina
type genus of the Commelinaceae; large genus of herbs of branching or creeping habit: day flower; widow's tears
 
Quercus lyrata
medium-large deciduous timber tree of central and southern United States; acorns deeply immersed in the cup and mature in first year
 
Nyssa sylvatica
columnar tree of eastern North America having horizontal limbs and small leaves that emerge late in spring and have brilliant color in early fall
 
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