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breadroot

(Encyclopedia) breadroot or Indian breadroot, perennial plant ( Psoralea esculenta ) of the family Leguminosae ( pulse family), indigenous to the American prairies and…

timothy

(Encyclopedia) timothy or herd's-grass, perennial plant ( Phleum pratense ) of the family Poaceae ( grass family), native to Europe and W Asia and one of the most…

sweet potato

(Encyclopedia) sweet potato, trailing perennial plant ( Ipomoea batatas ) of the family Convolvulaceae ( morning glory family), native to the New World tropics. Cultivated…

aconite

(Encyclopedia) aconite ăk´ənīt [key], monkshood, or wolfsbane, any of several species of the genus Aconitum of the family Ranunculaceae ( buttercup family),…

belladonna

(Encyclopedia) belladonna bĕlədŏn´ə [key] or deadly nightshade, poisonous perennial plant, Atropa belladona, of the nightshade family. Native to Europe and now…

woad

(Encyclopedia) woad, name for a perennial plant ( Isatis tinctoria ) of the family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae; mustard family) and for a blue dye obtained from its leaves.…

perennial

(Encyclopedia) perennial, any plant that under natural conditions lives for several to many growing seasons, as contrasted to an annual or a biennial . Botanically, the…

potato

(Encyclopedia) potato or white potato, common name for a perennial plant ( Solanum tuberosum ) of the family Solanaceae ( nightshade family) and for its swollen…

amaryllis

(Encyclopedia) amaryllis ăm˝ərĭl´ĭs [key], common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers…

plant

(Encyclopedia) plant, any organism of the plant kingdom, as opposed to one of the animal kingdom or of the kingdoms Fungi , Protista , or Monera in the five-…