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- n. Any of various flowering plants, of the genus Helenium, the dried leaves of which were once used to make a form of snuff
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Elecampane: used as a specific name.
- n. [capitalized] A genus of composite plants, founded by Linnæus in 1753, the type of the tribe Helenioideæ.
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- n. genus of American herbs with flowers having yellow rays: sneezeweeds
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Pinch out asters, helenium and eupatorium at knee height and they will re-branch to provide you with stockier plants.
Up by the shed, the mix of helenium ‘Mardi Gras’ and eyrngiums offers a mix of hot and cool.
We have faithfully saved the seeds and planted them in this bed by the shed where the eryngium, helenium and stipa call home, trying for a mass planting some day.
Last fall helenium ‘mardi gras’ and hesperaloe were added.
This used to be an iris bed, but they were not performing to expectations and have been replaced with blackberry lilies, stipa grass, eryngium, helenium and whatever decides it wants to live there.
On the grassy shore where the river begins to leave the rocks the brilliant blue lobelia is breaking into blossom, contrasted with the bright lemon yellow of the helenium.
Inuline, a vegetable substance of closely kindred nature to starch and dextrine, was discovered by Rose in Elecampane, and takes its name from the old botanical designation of that plant (I. helenium).
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
Root of seneka, polygala seneka, of elicampane, inula helenium.
It may be driven away by smoke, especially by that from inula helenium, elecampane; and by that of cannabis, hemp.
The girl in the tight top always gets it first (Coffee and PC: The Best Bits 7) garyandrews: @helenium sounds like some kind of biochemistry course.