HyperDic: green_gentian

English > 1 sense of the expression green gentian:
NOUNplantgreen gentian, Frasera speciosa, Swertia speciosatall herb with panicles of white flowers flushed with green
English > green gentian: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtall herb with panicles of white flowers flushed with green; northwestern United States; sometimes placed in genus Swertia.
SynonymsFrasera speciosa, Swertia speciosa
Member ofFrasera, genus Fraseragenus of North American herbs
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem

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