Definition of bunchflower in English:

Share this entry

bunchflower

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌntʃflaʊə/

noun

A North American plant of the lily family, with yellowish-green flowers.
  • Melanthium virginicum, family Liliaceae
Example sentences
  • 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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.