Definition of Prairie smoke

1. Noun. North American perennial with hairy basal pinnate leaves and purple flowers and plume-tipped fruits.

Exact synonyms: Geum Triflorum, Purple Avens
Generic synonyms: Avens



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Smoke

prairie grouse
prairie lotus
prairie mallow
prairie marmot
prairie mimosa
prairie orchid
prairie rattler
prairie rattlesnake
prairie rocket
prairie sage
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke (current term)
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole
prairie wagon
prairie wake-robin
prairie white-fringed orchid
prairie white-fringed orchis
prairie willow
prairie wolf
prairied
prairies

Literary usage of Prairie smoke

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

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1922)
"... McGraw-Hill $5 Financial Publishing Company Gilmore, Melvin Randolph Prairie smoke; a collection of lore of the prairies ; 2nd ed., revised. ..."

2. Recollections of a Busy Life by Horace Greeley, Robert Dale Owen (1869)
"The dense fog, beaten down by the cool air, lay low on this marsh, and was heavily charged with prairie-smoke for a part of the way. Three miles from C., ..."

3. Environmental Theology by Richard Cartwright Austin (1990)
"Quoted in Joseph Epes Brown, The Spiritual Legacy of the American Indian (New York: Crossroad, 1982), 40 [from Melvin R. Gilmore, prairie smoke (New York: ..."

4. Recollections of a Busy Life by Horace Greeley, Robert Dale Owen (1868)
"The dense fog, beaten down by the cool air, lay low on this marsh, and was heavily charged with prairie-smoke for a part of the way. Three miles from C., ..."

5. Recollections of a Busy Life by Horace Greeley, Robert Dale Owen (1868)
"The dense fog, beaten down by the cool air, lay low on this marsh, and was heavily charged with prairie-smoke for ..."

6. Adventure Guide to Michigan by Kevin Hillstrom (1998)
"More than 100 different plant species thrive in these patches, including Indian grass, June grass, heath aster, prairie cinquefoil, prairie smoke, ..."

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