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Herbaceous plant   /ərbˈeɪʃəs plænt/   Listen
Herbaceous plant

noun
1.
A plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests.  Synonym: herb.






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"Herbaceous plant" Quotes from Famous Books



... day, what I meant when I spoke of herbaceous plants. A herbaceous plant is one with a non-woody stem, as geraniums. Mock orange is not herbaceous, because it has a woody stem. When I speak of hardy plants, I mean those which can stand living outdoors through their existence, from start ...
— The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming. • Ellen Eddy Shaw

... Hemp—An annual herbaceous plant. The fiber, obtained from the skin or rind by rotting the stalks of the plant under moisture is prepared in various ways for twisting into ropes, cables, and weaving ...
— Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts • Girl Scouts

... Cunningham in 1818 in the rocky islands of Dampier's Archipelago on the north-west coast, makes the number inhabiting Australia to be 4: all of which are remarkable for their resemblance to the North American form of the genus. The species we observed on this occasion was a small spreading herbaceous plant. P. patens, Lindley manuscripts; herbacea, pubescens, foliis pinnatim trifoliolatis, foliolis dentatis punctatis lateralibus oblongis obtusis intermedio ovato obtuso basi cuneato, racemo pedunculato laxo multifloro foliis multo longiore, ...
— Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2) • Thomas Mitchell



Words linked to "Herbaceous plant" :   devil nettle, agrimonia, gromwell, asparagus pea, bells of Ireland, coltsfoot, goldcup, Chinese forget-me-not, belladonna plant, baby blue-eyes, camomile, fumitory, breadroot, galax, belladonna, golden ragwort, black saltwort, butterflower, Antennaria plantaginifolia, barilla, cleome, calamint, Gerardia virginica, benny, catmint, Cacalia lutea, gesneria, Cynoglossum amabile, Asparagus setaceous, Desmanthus ilinoensis, bugleweed, bar-room plant, Cnidoscolus urens, flame nettle, Eupatorium rugosum, asparagus fern, Ethiopian banana, Diplotaxis tenuifolia, herb, crucifer, American gentian, California yellow bells, foxglove, fumewort, arugula, false saffron, benni, cottonweed, day lily, garden balm, gall of the earth, cruciferous plant, flame-flower, Descurainia pinnata, false gromwell, globe thistle, dragonhead, Alexander, Elettaria cardamomum, carrot, fetid horehound, dill, Cassia marilandica, Anethum graveolens, Eryngium aquaticum, bishop's cap, Chrysanthemum balsamita, dandelion, dog mercury, elsholtzia, bellflower, goldenseal, false mitrewort, false nettle, Cape periwinkle, Frasera speciosa, camphor dune tansy, feverroot, ginger, Armoracia rusticana, Abelmoschus esculentus, American pennyroyal, goldthread, coreopsis, false rue, cat's foot, Anthemis nobilis, cast-iron plant, breakstone, Atropa belladonna, agueweed, arnica, alecost, Gerardia pedicularia, Cuminum cyminum, bur reed, catnip, cow parsley, Glycyrrhiza glabra, goosefoot, Chamaemelum nobilis, Epimedium grandiflorum, common devil's claw, fraxinella, esparcet, Eupatorium purpureum, draba, Apium graveolens dulce, fiesta flower, feabane mullet, American licorice, Eupatorium cannabinum, Aspidistra elatio, Dalmatian pyrethrum, bird's foot trefoil, Ananas comosus, buttercup, Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium, digitalis, coleus, Amsinckia intermedia, basil thyme, coriander, Emilia coccinea, Bowiea volubilis, astrantia, Diplotaxis erucoides, forget-me-not, Antennaria dioica, Berteroa incana, Conopodium denudatum, Fumaria officinalis, Emilia sagitta, Dutchman's breeches, basil, chervil, beefsteak plant, evening primrose, flameflower, acanthus, campanula, Carthamus tinctorius, Galax urceolata, Egyptian henbane, astilbe, chaenactis, cayenne jasmine, Coriandrum sativum, anise plant, aroid, Catharanthus roseus, Asparagus plumosus, Cakile maritima, cockscomb, cushion calamint, Anthriscus sylvestris, black archangel, bishop's hat, Coptis trifolia groenlandica, Chinese parsley, angelique, elephant-tusk, Anthriscus cereifolium, Cichorium endivia, Anemopsis californica, Aureolaria virginica, blue skullcap, Apium graveolens, achillea, button snakeroot, devil's claw, Australian sword lily, cultivated celery, Cichorium intybus, foamflower, Cacalia javanica, Australian pitcher plant, benne, Ayapana triplinervis, green gentian, fennel, false rue anemone, geranium, butterbur, gas plant, amaranth, deer's-ear, boneset, American columbo, bladderpod, Anacyclus pyrethrum, Diplotaxis muralis, black henbane, garden egg, devil's fig, Celosia cristata, elephant's-foot, Fagopyrum esculentum, German chamomile, goat rue, Eruca sativa, costmary, asclepiad, flannel leaf, grains of paradise, Clinopodium vulgare, Emilia javanica, bloodwort, dog's mercury, burnet bloodwort, cilantro, Ageratina altissima, deer's-ears, brinjal, clammyweed, Borago officinalis, celeriac, Eupatorium perfoliatum, banana tree, fenugreek, galaxy, dayflower, dagga, blueweed, Eupatorium aya-pana, comfrey, apple of Peru, climbing onion, barrenwort, Asparagus officinales, chickweed, vascular plant, balsamroot, fleabane, crotalaria, Amaranthus spinosus, coolwart, Arnoseris minima, dog fennel, false foxglove, Curcuma domestica, Amsinckia grandiflora, Emilia flammea, American liquorice, Emmanthe penduliflora, ayapana, dead nettle, cow parsnip, angelica, cumfrey, celery, dragon's head, glasswort, Eranthis hyemalis, bee balm, blue pimpernel, agrimony, butter-flower, deadly nightshade, globe flower, ginseng, common unicorn plant, Carum carvi, tracheophyte, bugle, caryophyllaceous plant, cardamon, corn salad, Aureolaria pedicularia, cumin, balsam herb, eggplant, carrion flower, bergenia, bird of paradise, beebalm, black salsify, chicory, coriander plant, common amsinckia, eggplant bush, golden seal, drypis, bush pea, asparagus, Cynoglossum virginaticum, Daucus carota sativa, edible asparagus, graminaceous plant, cardamom, blue thistle, bog rhubarb, chicory plant, Ensete ventricosum, Galeopsis tetrahit, costusroot, flax, devil's apples, Acinos arvensis, Eruca vesicaria sativa, celandine, arum, Cape dagga, Glaux maritima, Crambe maritima, Ballota nigra, cupflower, creeping zinnia, feverfew, Dracocephalum parviflorum, Cephalotus follicularis, Celosia argentea cristata, dwarf nipplewort, beaked parsley, black horehound, clover, Greek clover, beetleweed, Dictamnus alba, earthnut, Dicentra cucullaria, giant buttercup, corn mayweed, banana, Dicentra spectabilis, butterweed, fringepod, Eupatorium maculatum, celery root, alpine coltsfoot, borage, basil balm, crowfoot, Apium graveolens rapaceum, Dalmatia pyrethrum, Darmera peltata, canna, boys-and-girls, giant hyssop, carnivorous plant, chamomile, blowball, Anigozanthus manglesii, bedstraw, Galega officinalis, aspidistra, Eupatorium capillifolium, gramineous plant, American ginseng, bloodroot, argemone, coral necklace, false bugbane, Glycyrrhiza lepidota, blue devil, bleeding heart, goat's rue, flame flower, aubergine, globeflower, Anthyllis vulneraria, anise, Coptis groenlandica, alumbloom, dittany, black lovage, Abyssinian banana, gipsywort, clammy chickweed, endive, cultivated carrot, Curcuma longa, Aframomum melegueta, caraway, Dicentra canadensis, golden thread, Alexanders, Asarum shuttleworthii, false miterwort, Chrysanthemum parthenium, Collinsonia canadensis, burning bush, garden rocket, chamois cress, Celosia argentea, bog hemp, anchusa, golden groundsel, andryala, bible leaf, alumroot, buckwheat, Cynoglossum officinale, Echium vulgare, columbo, blessed thistle, dock, fumeroot, garden forget-me-not, cat's feet, common cockscomb



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