prickly

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woolly-stemmed biennial arborescent shrub of tropical Africa and southern Asia having silvery-white prickly branches, clusters of blue or white flowers, and bright red berries resembling holly berries African holly , Solanum giganteum
much-branched South African plant with reddish prickly succulent leaves Aloe ferox , cape aloe
North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap American sweet gum , bilsted , Liquidambar styraciflua , red gum , sweet gum , sweet gum tree
intensely poisonous tall coarse annual tropical weed having rank-smelling foliage, large white or violet trumpet-shaped flowers and prickly fruits apple of Peru , common thorn apple , Datura stramonium , Jamestown weed , jimson weed , jimsonweed
similar to American angelica tree but less prickly; China Aralia stipulata , Chinese angelica , Chinese angelica tree
annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico Argemone mexicana , Mexican poppy
any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America argemone , devil's fig , prickly poppy , white thistle
handsome low saltbush of arid southwestern United States and Mexico having blue-green prickly-edged leaves often used for Christmas decoration Atriplex hymenelytra , desert holly
coarse prickly weed having pale yellow flowers and yellow berrylike fruit; common throughout southern and eastern United States ball nettle , ball nightshade , bull nettle , horse nettle , Solanum carolinense
any of numerous plants of the genus Berberis having prickly stems and yellow flowers followed by small red berries barberry
bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash barilla , glasswort , kali , kelpwort , Salsola kali , Salsola soda , saltwort
Eurasian and North American plants having small prickly nutlets that stick to clothing beggar's lice , beggar lice
any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing beggar's-ticks , beggar-ticks , bur marigold , burr marigold , sticktight
coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States blue devil , blue thistle , blueweed , Echium vulgare , viper's bugloss
European thistle with rather large heads and prickly leaves; extensively naturalized as a weed in the United States boar thistle , bull thistle , Cirsium lanceolatum , Cirsium vulgare , spear thistle
tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries bonduc , bonduc tree , Caesalpinia bonduc , Caesalpinia bonducella
any prickly shrub of the genus Rubus bearing edible aggregate fruits bramble bush
tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry brazilwood , Caesalpinia echinata , peach-wood , peachwood , pernambuco wood
very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries briar , brier , bullbrier , catbrier , greenbrier , horse-brier , horse brier , Smilax rotundifolia
Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips briar , brier , eglantine , Rosa eglanteria , sweetbriar , sweetbrier
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