Furbish lousewort

Furbish lousewort
Furbish lousewort [fʉr′bish]
n.
a rare lousewort (Pedicularis furbishiae) with greenish-yellow flowers found in Maine and Canada

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  • Furbish lousewort — /ferr bish/. See under lousewort. [1975 80; after Kate Furbish (1834 1931), U.S. botanist, its discoverer] * * * …   Universalium

  • Furbish lousewort — /ferr bish/. See under lousewort. [1975 80; after Kate Furbish (1834 1931), U.S. botanist, its discoverer] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Furbish, Catherine — ▪ American botanist byname  Kate Furbish  born May 19, 1834, Exeter, N.H., U.S. died Dec. 6, 1931, Brunswick, Maine       American botanist, who devoted her lifelong energies to documenting and making drawings of the flora of Maine, enriching… …   Universalium

  • lousewort — /lows werrt , wawrt /, n. any plant belonging to the genus Pedicularis, of the figwort family, as the wood betony, formerly supposed to cause lice in sheep feeding on it: one species, P. furbishiae (Furbish lousewort), of parts of Maine and New… …   Universalium

  • Fur|bish lousewort — «FUR bihsh», a rare species of lousewort discovered in Maine in 1880 and thought to be extinct until rediscovered in 1976: »The Furbish lousewort, despite its unprepossessing name is…delicate and fernlike (Philip Shabecoff). ╂[< Kate Furbish,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pedicularis furbishiae — Taxobox status = EN regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Scrophulariaceae genus = Pedicularis species = P. furbishiae binomial = Pedicularis furbishiae binomial authority = S.WatsonFurbish s… …   Wikipedia

  • Maine North Woods — The Maine North Woods is the northern geographic area of the state of Maine in the United States. It covers more than 3.5 million acres (14,000 km²) of top forest land in north western Maine. It includes western Aroostook and northern Somerset,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pedicularis furbishiae — ID 60211 Symbol Key PEFU Common Name Furbish s lousewort Family Scrophulariaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution ME Growth Habit Forb/herb Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • List of Canadian plants by family S — Main page: List of Canadian plants by familyFamilies: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I J K | L | M | N | O | P Q | R | S | T | U V W | X Y Z Salicaceae * Populus angustifolia narrowleaf cottonwood * Populus balsamifera balsam poplar * Populus… …   Wikipedia

  • Pedicularis — foliosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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