beetleweed

/beet"l weed'/, n.
galax.
[BEETLE1 + WEED1]

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  • beetleweed — noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall • Syn: ↑galax, ↑galaxy, ↑wandflower, ↑coltsfoot, ↑Galax urceolata • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galax — Taxobox name = Galax regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Diapensiaceae genus = Galax Sims species = G. urceolata binomial = Galax urceolata binomial authority = (Poir.) Brummit Galax… …   Wikipedia

  • galax — /gay laks/, n. a plant, Galax urceolata, of the southeastern U.S., having rounded, evergreen leaves and spikes of small white flowers. Also called beetleweed. [1745 55; < NL < Gk gál(a) milk + L ax n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • Galax urceolata (Poir.) Brummitt — Symbol GAUR2 Common Name beetleweed Botanical Family Diapensiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Galax urceolata — ID 36107 Symbol Key GAUR2 Common Name beetleweed Family Diapensiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, GA, KY, MA, NC, NY, OH, SC, TN, VA, WV Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • galax — noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall • Syn: ↑galaxy, ↑wandflower, ↑beetleweed, ↑coltsfoot, ↑Galax urceolata •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Galax urceolata — noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall • Syn: ↑galax, ↑galaxy, ↑wandflower, ↑beetleweed, ↑coltsfoot • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Galax — noun evergreen herbs of southeastern United States • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Diapensiaceae, ↑family Diapensiaceae, ↑diapensia family • Member Meronyms: ↑galax, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wandflower — noun 1. tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall • Syn: ↑galax, ↑galaxy, ↑beetleweed, ↑coltsfoot, ↑Galax urceolata •… …   Useful english dictionary

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