lead wort family

leadwort family

noun
the plant family Plumbaginaceae, characterized by shrubs and herbaceous plants of seacoasts and semiarid regions, having basal or alternate leaves, spikelike clusters of tubular flowers, and dry, one-seeded fruit, and including leadwort, sea lavender, statice, and thrift.
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leadwort family

noun
perennial herbs and shrubs and lianas; cosmopolitan especially in saltwater areas [syn: Plumbaginaceae
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