carduus nutans

carduus nutans

noun
Eurasian perennial naturalized in eastern North America having very spiny white cottony foliage and nodding musky crimson flower heads; valuable source of nectar [syn: musk thistle
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: carduus crispus
Next Definition: cardy
Words Near: carduus nutans
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for carduus nutans
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing carduus nutans
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature