Definition of Prairie rocket
1. Noun. Any of several North American plants of the genus Erysimum having large yellow flowers.
2. Noun. Any of several western American plants of the genus Cheiranthus having large yellow flowers.
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Literary usage of Prairie rocket
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1. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"prairie rocket. Western Wall-flower. Abundant at Walhalla, Dakota, thirty miles west of the Hed ... E. parviflorum, Nutt.f Small-flowered prairie rocket. ..."
2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"Erysimum asperum is the "prairie rocket," "orange mustard," "yellow phlox" and "western wallflower." Although called "phlox" and resembling the plants of ..."
3. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"WILD WALL-FLOWER, PRAIRIE-ROCKET, YELLOW PHLOX. Annual, biennial, or perennial leafy-stemmed herbs, with appressed 2-branched hairs (the hairs appearing as ..."
4. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Western Wallflower, Yellow Phlox, Orange Mustard, prairie rocket. b. E. cheiranthoides L. Europe and British America, ..."
5. Annual Report by University of Minnesota Board of Regents (1884)
"prairie rocket. Western Wall-flower. Abundant at Walhalla, Dakota, thirty miles west of the Red river, Scott; "a very prominent object on dry, ..."