pyramid plant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pyramid plant any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington
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Usage

In literature:

Streets and plots were laid out, trees planted, the fresh muddy roads were edged with pyramids of brown sewer pipes.
"Martie the Unconquered" by Kathleen Norris
About a pyramid of these coarse ashes one may plant anything that requires much water.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
When fully grown, the plant is of a pyramidal form, and about three feet in height.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
No one should plant high standards except under special circumstances; pyramids are a part of almost every large and good fruit-garden.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
Half standards and pyramids have also been planted of these fruits, as well as of cherries.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
In most bodies and parts of the bodies of animals and plants this fundamental form is a pyramid.
"The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)" by Ernst Haeckel
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