Nouns denoting plants

Dirca palustris
deciduous shrub of eastern North America having tough flexible branches and pliable bark and small yellow flowers
 
Siberian spruce
tall spruce of northern Europe and Asia; resembles Norway spruce
 
Phyllostachys nigra
small bamboo having thin green culms turning shining black
 
Hieracium praealtum
European hawkweed introduced into northeastern United States; locally troublesome weeds
 
Atropa belladonna
perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
 
family Lophosoriaceae
very small family of tree ferns
 
Chinese lantern plant
Old World perennial cultivated for its ornamental inflated papery orange-red calyx
 
genus Botrychium
grape fern; moonwort
 
family Winteraceae
small family of chiefly tropical shrubs and trees of genera Drimys and Pseudowintera; sometimes included in Magnoliaceae
 
Cyperus alternifolius
African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves
 
grape fern
a fern of the genus Botrychium having a fertile frond bearing small grapelike clusters of spore cases
 
family Lemnaceae
family of small free-floating thalloid plants
 
pennyroyal oil
oil from European pennyroyal having an odor like mint; used chiefly in soaps
 
genus Richea
evergreen trees or shrubs of mountains of Australia and Tasmania
 
genus Selenipedium
genus of tall reedlike tropical American orchids; includes species with pods used locally as a substitute for vanilla
 
Erica arborea
evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
 
Araucaria columnaris
very tall evergreen of New Caledonia and the New Hebrides similar to norfolk island pine
 
genus Andropogon
tall annual or perennial grasses with spikelike racemes; warm regions
 
storax
a vanilla-scented resin from various trees of the genus Styrax
 
Anemone Canadensis
common summer-flowering woodland herb of Labrador to Colorado
 
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