Definition of Strawflower

1. Noun. Plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried.

Exact synonyms: Cornflower, Uvularia Grandiflora
Group relationships: Genus Uvularia, Uvularia
Generic synonyms: Bellwort, Merry Bells, Wild Oats



2. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Helipterum.
Generic synonyms: Everlasting, Everlasting Flower
Group relationships: Genus Helipterum, Helipterum

3. Noun. Australian plant naturalized in Spain having flowers of lemon yellow to deep gold; the frequent choice of those who love dried flowers.

Definition of Strawflower

1. Noun. Any of many Australian plants, of the genus ''Helichrysum'', having deep yellow flowers than can be readily dried ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strawflower

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strawflower

strawberry saxifrage
strawberry shortcake
strawberry shortcakes
strawberry shrub
strawberry tomato
strawberry tree
strawberry trees
strawberryish
strawberryless
strawberrylike
strawboard
strawboards
strawcraft
strawed
strawen
strawflower (current term)
strawflowers
strawhat
strawier
strawiest
strawing
strawless
strawlike
strawman
strawmen
strawn
strawne
straws
strawweight
strawworm

Literary usage of Strawflower

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1. Holy Land and Holy Writ by John T. Durward (1913)
"We gather a bunch of the blue statice, which grows profusely here; it would be a most valuable acquisition as an everlasting or strawflower for winter ..."

2. Orchard & Garden: A Guide for Beginners by Benjamin Wallace Douglass (1918)
"Helichrysum (strawflower). li.—This plant is one of the most popular of the everlastings and is grown from seed planted in the open ground. ..."

3. Annual Report of the Director of Forestry by Philippines Bureau of Forestry (1916)
"For flowers the gladiolus of which we have six varieties (color) the strawflower (everlasting), ..."

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