wildflower

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wildflower wild or uncultivated flowering plant
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Usage

In literature:

That night on a bed of wildflowers, I petted the husky and gazed at the canopy of stars.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
When Claus came the Valley was empty save for the grass, the brook, the wildflowers, the bees and the butterflies.
"The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus" by L. Frank Baum
The birds sang merrily and the wildflowers were beautiful and the breeze had a fragrance of new-mown hay.
"The Scarecrow of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
This isn't a pretty cottage, while outside are sunshine, broad prairies and beautiful wildflowers.
"Glinda of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Do the wildflowers not know?
"Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard" by Eleanor Farjeon
Here Marin County offers contours of dimpled velvet bursting with a gay irridescence of wildflowers.
"The Native Son" by Inez Haynes Irwin
Are you keen on wildflowers?
"Sparrows" by Horace W. C. Newte
He pictured her to himself as a white wildflower in a grey wilderness.
"The Moon Rock" by Arthur J. Rees
They have spread so much that they have now become wildflowers.
"Wildflowers of the Farm" by Arthur Owens Cooke
It was a little faded bouquet of wildflowers.
"Bohemians of the Latin Quarter" by Henry Murger
Was it possible that the banker loved wildflowers?
"Murder at Bridge" by Anne Austin
They had wandered for hours without weariness, yet the repose was grateful, while they listened to the birds, and plucked wildflowers.
"Henrietta Temple A Love Story" by Benjamin Disraeli
Within this wood under the oaks were wildflowers of all kinds in profusion.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
She was waiting for Nancy to go for a walk, and stooping to pick some of the pretty wildflowers that blossomed everywhere.
"Dorothy Dainty at the Mountains" by Amy Brooks
On some of the graves were a few wildflowers.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
I had never seen wildflowers like those.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The air was full of fragrance, for here amid the grass grew violets and daisies and buttercups and other modest wildflowers.
"A Little Book of Profitable Tales" by Eugene Field
Once a girl in a passing farmer's cart rose to toss into the carriage a sheaf of wildflowers.
"The Game and the Candle" by Eleanor M. Ingram
Mrs. Dares herself had a look not unlike that of some timid little wildflower.
"The Adventures of a Widow" by Edgar Fawcett
This isn't a pretty cottage, while outside are sunshine, broad prairies and beautiful wildflowers.
"Glinda of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
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In poetry:

Alas! that she should never see,
Should never care to know,
The wildflower's love, the bird's above,
And his, who loves her so!
"Indifference" by Madison Julius Cawein
What though through her white loveliness
The wildflower dimmed, the moonlight paled,
Real to my touch she was; no less
Than when the earth prevailed.
"At Midnight" by Madison Julius Cawein
And farther on, where many a wildflower blooms
Through a fair Sunday up and down thy banks,
Beautiful with thy blossoms, ranks on ranks,
What vanished eyes have sought thy dewy rooms!
"The River Charles" by Annie Adams Fields
The wind has summoned, and I go:
To read God's meaning in each line
The wildflowers write; and, walking slow,
God's purpose, of which song is sign,—
The wind's great, gusty hand in mine.
"The Wind Of Spring" by Madison Julius Cawein
A thought to lift me up to those
Sweet wildflowers of the pensive woods;
The lofty, lowly attitudes
Of bluet and of bramble-rose:
To lift me where my mind may reach
The lessons which their beauties teach.
"Preludes" by Madison Julius Cawein
The moist cool dews are round my feet;
Forests of wild—flowers, simple, sweet,
With honey load each vacant breeze,
Which healing bears upon its wing,
Breathes with an air of more than Spring,
And banishes disease.
"Celestial Heights" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Walkers will learn how to identify wildflowers, trees and shrubs.
River and woods field of wildflowers path in woods.
Abundant wildflowers along the bike trail.
Your mile-by-mile drive to wildflower capital Pinnacles, just south of San Jose.
Wildflower walks are quite popular around the Capital Region.
My first encounter with a wildflower enthusiast was in the Pharaoh Lake Wilderness one spring.
The JaneDear Girls have bloomed with their debut single, " Wildflower ".
Designed for students who have taken " Wildflowers of New England" or have previous experience identifying wildflowers , the course will help increase your confidence and skill in field identification.
" Wildflower sod has a wide range of uses," says Tony Prater, marketing director.
Wildflowers at Josua Tree National Park.
"This updated map provides visitors a quick guide to find locations and best viewing times for the spectacular natural beauty of wildflowers on national forests," said Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell.
I fell in love with the song " Wildflower " when I heard soulful band New Birth do it.
Description/Comments: Field of Wildflowers in McCoy Texas.
Description/Comments: Wildflowers aren't the only things growing after the recent rains.
Enlarge Michelle Campbell The El Paso Wildflower Preserve in Birmingham, Ala. On Friday, March 30, 2012.
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