American pasqueflower


American pasqueflower
noun
short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑pasqueflower, ↑pasque flower

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A
: any of several American plants of the genus Anemone; especially : a hirsute perennial (A. ludoviciana) with long-petioled leaves and persistent plumose styles

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  • prairie anemone — noun short hairy perennial with early spring blue violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia • Syn: ↑American pasqueflower, ↑Eastern pasque flower, ↑wild crocus, ↑lion s beard, ↑blue tulip, ↑American pulsatilla, ↑Pulsatilla patens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Anemone ludoviciana — noun short hairy perennial with early spring blue violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia • Syn: ↑American pasqueflower, ↑Eastern pasque flower, ↑wild crocus, ↑lion s beard, ↑prairie anemone, ↑blue tulip, ↑American pulsatilla, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue tulip — noun short hairy perennial with early spring blue violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia • Syn: ↑American pasqueflower, ↑Eastern pasque flower, ↑wild crocus, ↑lion s beard, ↑prairie anemone, ↑American pulsatilla, ↑Pulsatilla patens, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary