Definition of Coneflower

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones.




2. Noun. A wildflower of the genus Ratibida.

3. Noun. Any of various perennials of the eastern United States having thick rough leaves and long-stalked showy flowers with drooping rays and a conelike center.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Echinacea, Genus Echinacea

Definition of Coneflower

1. n. Any plant of the genus Rudbeckia; -- so called from the cone-shaped disk of the flower head. Also, any plant of the related genera Ratibida and Brauneria, the latter usually known as purple coneflower.

Definition of Coneflower

1. Noun. Any of several similar but unrelated flowering plants, of the genera ''Dracopis'', ''Echinacea'', ''Rudbeckia'' and ''Ratibida'', that have a cone-shaped disk of flowers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coneflower

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coneflower

cone cells
cone clutch
cone degeneration
cone disks
cone down
cone dystrophy
cone fibre
cone friction clutch
cone granule
cone of light
cone pepper
cone shape
cone vision
coned
coneflower (current term)
coneflowers
coneine
coneless
conelike
conelrad
conelrads
conenose
conenose bug
conenoses
conepate
conepates
conepatl
conepatls
conepiece

Literary usage of Coneflower

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"Two levels of tree removal will allow a comparison of smooth coneflower ... Directional felling was conducted by research crews to ensure coneflower ..."

2. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"Six perennials for sunny places: coneflower, Rudbeckia hirta. Gaillardia aristata. ... coneflower, Rudbeckia hirta. Dianthus spp. Gunnera manicata. ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"coneflower Herbaceous perennial Fields, wharves and docks. ... Prairie coneflower Herbaceous perennial Dry fields, limestone upland and open roadsides. ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"coneflower Herbaceous perennial Fields, wharves and docks. ... Prairie coneflower Herbaceous perennial Dry fields, limestone upland and open roadsides. ..."

5. Putnam's Garden Handbook by Mae Savell Croy (1917)
"coneflower The coneflower is a perennial and is very hardy but it may be ... The coneflower, or rudbeckia, may be propagated by cuttings which should be ..."

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