Definition of Anagallis arvensis
1. Noun. Herb with scarlet or white or purple blossoms that close at approach of rainy weather.
Generic synonyms: Pimpernel
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Literary usage of Anagallis arvensis
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1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"Anagallis arvensis AND CAERULEA IN VERMONT. ALICE E. BACON. ... On investigating the matter she found a few scattered plants of Anagallis arvensis ..."
2. Popular field botany: Containing a Familiar and Technical Description of the by Agnes Catlow (1848)
"Anagallis arvensis. Scarlet Pimpernel. This flower, under the name of Poor Man's Weather-glass, is well known, and its pretty bright red flowers may be ..."
3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"Anagallis arvensis.-RED CHICKWEED, The leaves of the ... Anagallis arvensis is a beautiful annual trailing plant, growing in fields, roadsides, etc., ..."
4. Microscopic objects figured and described by John H. Martin (1870)
"Petal of Scarlet Pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis), x200. This petal has been drawn to illustrate the spiral-vessels which run up the veins of the petals of ..."
5. American Druggist (1893)
""Anagallis arvensis, L., dried herb One handful Strong beer Two quarts. Theriac (Venice treacle) Two drachms. Boil the herb in the beer, ..."
6. Wild flowers worth notice by Phebe Lankester (1879)
"Anagallis arvensis. " Whose brilliant flower, Closes against the approaching shower, Warning the swain to sheltering bower, From humid air secure. ..."