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.

Exact synonyms: Fragrant Bedstraw, Galium Odoratum, Sweet Woodruff, Waldmeister, Woodruff
Terms within: Sweet Woodruff, Waldmeister
Substance meronyms: May Wine
Generic synonyms: Bedstraw



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asperula Odorata

Asperger's syndrome
Asperger's syndromes
Asperger syndrome
Asperger syndromes
Aspergerian
Aspergerians
Aspergillaceae
Aspergillales
Aspergillus
Aspergillus acid proteinase
Aspergillus clavatus
Aspergillus fumigatus metalloproteinase
Aspergillus oryzae carboxyl proteinase
Aspergillus terreus
Asperula
Asperula odorata (current term)
Asperula tinctoria
Asphodelaceae
Asphodeline
Asphodeline lutea
Asphodelus
Aspiculuris tetraptera
Aspidelaps
Aspidelaps lubricus
Aspidiotus
Aspidiotus perniciosus
Aspidistra elatio
Aspidophoroides
Aspidophoroides monopterygius
Aspie

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, ..."

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