Definition of Star tulip

1. Noun. Small plant with slender bent stems bearing branched clusters of a few white star-shaped flowers with petals shaped like cat's ears; southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon to Montana.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Star Tulip

star sedges
star seed
star shell
star shells
star sign
star signs
star stream
star streams
star system
star systems
star topologies
star topology
star tracker
star trail
star trails
star tulip (current term)
star vault
star visitor
staragen
staragens
starboard
starboarded
starboarding
starboards
starbowline
starbowlines
starburst
starburst galaxies
starburst galaxy
starbursted

Literary usage of Star tulip

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1. The Wild Flowers of California, Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1897)
"Capsule.— Nodding; six to nine lines long. Hab.—Sierra Nevada foothills, throughout their length. This is a very pretty little star tulip, with graceful, ..."

2. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants: Containing Descriptions of the Hardiest by John Weathers (1901)
"A vigorous star tulip with stout stems 9-18 in. high, bearing pale lemon-yellow flowers, which become more creamy in colour in the smaller- flowered form ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1873)
"... other smaller species were figured : one with golden flowers, known as the Golden star tulip, and another with blue or striated flowers, called Blue or ..."

4. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1900)
"In the next section, C. nitidus is a fine hardy and very beautiful plant, combining the attributes of star tulip and Mariposa. ..."

5. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"In the next section, C. nitidus is a fine hardy and very beautiful plant, combining the attributes of star tulip and Mariposa. ..."

6. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"... but common in the north, the group popularly known as the star tulip ; the flowers resemble those of the globe group, but they are erect or nearly so, ..."

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