Definition of Alfilaria

1. Noun. European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage.




Definition of Alfilaria

1. n. The pin grass (Erodium cicutarium), a weed in California.

Definition of Alfilaria

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Medical Definition of Alfilaria

1. The pin grass (Erodium cicutarium), a weed in California. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alfilaria

alfalfa weevils
alfalfas
alfamovirus
alfaqui
alfaquin
alfaquins
alfaquis
alfas
alfenide
alfentanil
alfentanil hydrochloride
alfereces
alferez
alfet
alfets
alfilaria (current term)
alfilarias
alfileria
alfilerias
alfione
alfisol
alfisols
alfoil
alforja
alforjas
alforsite
alfredo
alfresco
alfs
alga

Literary usage of Alfilaria

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1. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"alfilaria is a small, annual, hairy, slightly viscid, erect or ascending herb, ... alfilaria is a native of the Mediterranean region, where it is regarded, ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1907)
"Patches of alfilaria growing at 4000 feet elevation, near Oracle, Arizona. region, alfilaria enjoys quite a general distribution throughout the warmer parts ..."

3. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"E. Utah and throughout the whole region west of the Kocky Mountains. Known as "alfilaria," "Pin-clover," and "Pin-grass." 8. OXALIS, L. WOOD-SORREL. ..."

4. California Trees and Flowers: Descriptions of the Wild Flowers, Ornamental by Orcutt Seed and Plant Company (1891)
"Erodium cicutarium and E. moschatum are about equally well known by the name alfilaria, and are valuable forage plants. The foliage is finely divided like a ..."

5. Bulletin of the National Research Council by National Research Council (U.S.) (1921)
"Additional seedings of alfilaria made in the winter of 1916 and 1917. All these seedings show negative results. During the spring of 1917 Russian thistle ..."

6. Guayule (Parthenium Argentatum Gray): A Rubber-Plant of the Chihuahuan Desert by Francis Ernest Lloyd (1911)
"A field test of the germinating ability of guayule in comparison with that of alfilaria (Station 7, May 30, 1908, exp. 539) showed that about 3 per cent of ..."

7. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"Acids, vegetable, relation to availability of plant food 15 alfilaria, ... synonym of alfilaria 7 Aphids, damage to green-manure crops 18 Army worm. ..."

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