Definition of bunchflower in English:


Syllabification: bunch·flow·er
Pronunciation: /ˈbənCHˌflou(-ə)r


  • A North American plant of the lily family that is sometimes cultivated for its yellowish-green flowers.
    • Melanthium virginicum, family Liliaceae
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    • Virginia bunchflower is known historically from wet-mesic prairie in 17 counties located primarily in west-central Illinois.
    • Examples of this correspondence include mollusks on carbonate residuum, purple spurge on gneiss regolith, and cardamine, yellowood, and bunchflower on boulder fields of metasandstone.
    • The preserve provides habitat for over two dozen state-listed plants, including yellow sedge, crinkled hairgrass, water avens, bunchflower, autumn willow, and green cotton-grass.

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