Definition of Halogeton

1. Noun. A coarse annual herb introduced into North America from Siberia; dangerous to sheep and cattle on western rangelands because of its high oxalate content.

Exact synonyms: Halogeton Glomeratus
Group relationships: Genus Halogeton
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



Definition of Halogeton

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Halogeton

1. A genus of plants (family Chenopodiaceae) on range lands in the western U.S. And other arid regions of the world; it causes poisoning in cattle and sheep because of the presence of soluble oxalates. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halogeton

Hallmarkish
Hallmarky
Hallopeau's disease
Hallowe'en
Hallowe'eny
Halloween
Halloweener
Halloweeny
Hallowmas
Hally
Halobacterium halobium
Halocarpus
Halocarpus bidwilli
Halococcus morrhuae
Halogeton (current term)
Halogeton glomeratus
Halogeton souda
Haloragaceae
Haloragidaceae
Halson
Halsted's law
Halsted's operation
Halsted's suture
Halteridium
Ham's test
Hamal
Hamamelidaceae
Hamamelidae
Hamamelidanthum

Literary usage of Halogeton

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1. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"... and halogeton (Halogeton glomeratus). These species have generally populated open, disturbed areas (Young and others 1972). They spread rapidly after ..."

2. The Future of Arid Grasslands: Identifying Issues, Seeking Solutions edited by Barbara Tellman (1999)
"This seed dispersal strategy is one working hypothesis concerning the introduction of Halogeton glomeratus (halogeton) from Asia to the Great Basin region ..."

3. Spain and Portugal: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"Equally important sources of wealth are mining and the making of salt and soda (from the Halogeton sativus ). The almost inexhaustible stores of lead and ..."

4. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1900)
"... Scrophularia frutescens, produce on the shore more fleshy leaves than they do when grown inland, whilst the leaves of Salsola Kali, Halogeton sativus, ..."

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