Queen of the prairie

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Queen of the prairie (Bot) an American herb (Spir├Ža lobata) with ample clusters of pale pink flowers.
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Usage

In literature:

Prairie, Queen of the, 280.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Rose, Queen of the Prairies (pink).
"Your Plants" by James Sheehan
Queen of the prairie Peach-color Open meadows; Pa., prairies W. Red anemone Red Rocky hills; Vt., N. Y.
"Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880" by Various
We stopped at Pasco Junction, and a man told me that it was the Queen City of the Prairie.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
The old Queen of the Prairies and Baltimore Belle are still in favor.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Queen of the Prairies Rose, 468.
"Old-Time Gardens" by Alice Morse Earle
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In poetry:

Gem of the Prairies and Queen of the fair,
Brightest of Jewels that Autumn may bear;
Spread to the morning thy beauties serene -
Joyful the sunbeam shall sport in thy sheen.
"To The Pearl Vested Spikenard" by Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell