Definition of Genus spergula
1. Noun. Small genus of Old World annual herbs: corn spurry.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Corn Spurrey, Corn Spurry, Spergula Arvensis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Spergula
Literary usage of Genus spergula
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1. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"See Centrosema. Spurred Gentian. Halenia deflexa. Spurrey. The genus Spergula. Squamate, Squamose. Scaly ; covered with small, scale-like leaves. ..."
2. Scientific Agriculture: Or, The Elements of Chemistry, Geology, Botany and by Miles M. Rodgers (1848)
"... a plant of the genus spergula, allied to chickweed and tares. Spiral, in the form of a screw, gyratory like the thread of a screw. ..."