cosmopolitan

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delicate maidenhair fern with slender shining black leaf stalks; cosmopolitan Adiantum capillus-veneris , common maidenhair , southern maidenhair , Venus'-hair fern , Venushair , Venus maidenhair
cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae Adiantum , genus Adiantum
annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland) Agrostis , genus Agrostis
cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs Amaranthaceae , amaranth family , family Amaranthaceae
soil and freshwater protozoa; cosmopolitan in distribution Arcellidae , family Arcellidae
spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution Argiopidae , family Argiopidae , orb-weaver
dark brown cockroach originally from orient now nearly cosmopolitan in distribution Asiatic cockroach , blackbeetle , Blatta orientalis , oriental cockroach , oriental roach
trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India Bahama grass , Bermuda grass , Cynodon dactylon , devil grass , doob , kweek , scutch grass , star grass
coarse annual panic grass; a cosmopolitan weed; occasionally used for hay or grazing barn grass , barn millet , barnyard grass , Echinochloa crusgalli
any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic bitter cress , bittercress
in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; terrestrial ferns of cosmopolitan distribution mainly in southern hemisphere: hard ferns Blechnum , genus Blechnum
slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters blue shark , great blue shark , Prionace glauca
large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan bracken , brake , pasture brake , Pteridium aquilinum
serious garden pest having a brown shell with paler zigzag markings; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution brown snail , Helix aspersa
capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America capital of Uruguay , Montevideo
white-flowered annual European herb bearing triangular notched pods; nearly cosmopolitan as an introduced weed Capsella bursa-pastoris , shepherd's pouch , shepherd's purse
tufted sedge of temperate regions; nearly cosmopolitan Carex pseudocyperus , cypress sedge
cosmopolitan tropical herb or subshrub with yellow flowers and slender curved pods; a weed; sometimes placed in genus Cassia Cassia tora , Senna obtusifolia , sicklepod
tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes cattail
perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly coltsfoot , Tussilago farfara
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