Definition of Asperula odorata
1. Noun. Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula.
Terms within: Sweet Woodruff, Waldmeister
Substance meronyms: May Wine
Generic synonyms: Bedstraw
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Literary usage of Asperula odorata
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Asperula odorata L. Sweet Woodruff. Fig. 3953- Asperula odorata L. Sp. PI. 103. 1753. Stems erect, slender, smooth. Leaves usually obtuse, mucronate, ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"... Butterbur (Petasites), and the Woodruff (Asperula odorata). The length of the underground shoots which form the buds in these plants is very varied, ..."
3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1859)
"Bleibtreu takes Asperula odorata от Anthoxanthum ... and Kossmann employs a similar process in the extraction from Asperula odorata, using ether as well. ..."
4. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1906)
"Especially Dentaria bulbifera and Asperula odorata were found significant gaugers of light intensity, vanishing or at least decreasing in number and ..."
5. And the Wilderness Blossomed by Frederick Stoever Dickson (1901)
"The first is Asperula odorata, the SWEET WOODRUFF of old England and the foundation ... When the use to which Asperula odorata was put was explained to him, ..."