Definition of Prairie star
1. Noun. Plant with mostly basal leaves and slender open racemes of white or pale pink flowers; prairies and open forest of northwestern United States to British Columbia and Alberta.
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Lithophragma, Lithophragma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Star
Literary usage of Prairie star
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1. The Church at Home and Abroad by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A, General Assembly (1895)
"... 703: Platt« Centre sab sen, 530; Prairie Chapel eab-sch. 3 97; prairie star eab sch, 3 66; Randolph sab- sch, 4 64: Red Oak sab-sch, ..."
2. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"STAR-FLOWER, prairie star, WOODLAND STAR. Perennial herbs, with slender bulblet-bearing rootstock and a*ial leafy flowering shoots. ..."