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synonyms for soapwort

  • bouncing Bess
  • hedge pink
See also synonyms for: soapworts
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Polypetalous corolla of Soapwort, of five petals with long claws or stalk-like bases.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Unguiculate petals are universal and strongly marked in the Pink tribe, as in Soapwort (Fig. 248).
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Other sapotoxins are obtained from the roots of soapwort and from several species of Gypsophila.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
The Soapwort comes to us from Europe, where in some localities it is a common wild flower.
BIRDS AND NATURE VOL. 11 NO. 2 [FEBRUARY 1902]VARIOUS
The plant commonly called Soapwort or Bouncing Bet also bears other popular names, many of which are purely local.
BIRDS AND NATURE VOL. 11 NO. 2 [FEBRUARY 1902]VARIOUS
Soapwort belongs to a large group of plants called the Caryophyllaceæ, or pink family.
BIRDS AND NATURE VOL. 11 NO. 2 [FEBRUARY 1902]VARIOUS
Dr. Handel prescribes a warm fomentation with a decoction of soapwort.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CAGE BIRDSJ. M. BECHSTEIN
It was common wayside "Bouncing Bet," but the Harvester called it "soapwort."
THE HARVESTERGENE STRATTON PORTER
Next came carrying the couch grass, wild alum, and soapwort into the store-room.
THE HARVESTERGENE STRATTON PORTER
A handsome wild plant of this order is the Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis).
EVERYDAY OBJECTSW. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOAPWORT

  • bouncing Bess
  • hedge pink
  • soapwort
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