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Herbaceous plant   /ərbˈeɪʃəs plænt/   Listen
Herbaceous plant

A plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests.  Synonym: herb.

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"Herbaceous plant" Quotes from Famous Books

... large trade is done in China with bean cake (as it is always called) for these purposes. The well-known sauce called soy is also prepared from seeds of this bean. The plant generally known as Soja hispida is by modern botanists referred to Glycine soja. It is an erect, hairy, herbaceous plant. The leaves are three-parted and the papilionaceous flowers are born in axillary racemes. It is too tender for outdoor cultivation in this country, but, has been recommended for extended growth in our colonies as a commercial plant. The plants are ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882 • Various

Words linked to "Herbaceous plant" :   Borago officinalis, Diplotaxis muralis, ginger, Chrysanthemum balsamita, crucifer, blue skullcap, Coptis groenlandica, bar-room plant, Aureolaria virginica, devil's apples, feverfew, benny, coltsfoot, corn salad, anise, digitalis, goldcup, Bowiea volubilis, arum, campanula, dock, false nettle, camomile, breakstone, balsamroot, Carthamus tinctorius, false miterwort, esparcet, butterweed, coreopsis, blue devil, astrantia, common cockscomb, Clinopodium vulgare, ginseng, Aframomum melegueta, burnet bloodwort, agrimonia, false gromwell, dog fennel, eggplant, climbing onion, bur reed, cilantro, belladonna, devil's fig, barrenwort, fleabane, Collinsonia canadensis, belladonna plant, foxglove, apple of Peru, dandelion, bush pea, cockscomb, flame flower, camphor dune tansy, Eranthis hyemalis, cumfrey, Chinese forget-me-not, chervil, bloodroot, galaxy, clammy chickweed, Conopodium denudatum, bog rhubarb, Celosia argentea cristata, blowball, Diplotaxis tenuifolia, corn mayweed, fumitory, Alexander, coleus, common unicorn plant, dayflower, Glycyrrhiza glabra, edible asparagus, graminaceous plant, clover, American licorice, black archangel, Cnidoscolus urens, Curcuma domestica, Cynoglossum virginaticum, Apium graveolens dulce, Aureolaria pedicularia, Cacalia lutea, beaked parsley, asparagus fern, cushion calamint, Ethiopian banana, garden forget-me-not, carnivorous plant, andryala, Eryngium aquaticum, deer's-ears, alumbloom, Echium vulgare, arugula, astilbe, dead nettle, Cakile maritima, Gerardia virginica, Anacyclus pyrethrum, Anthriscus sylvestris, Glaux maritima, Amaranthus spinosus, Desmanthus ilinoensis, Galeopsis tetrahit, bugleweed, Ananas comosus, Amsinckia intermedia, drypis, baby blue-eyes, bird of paradise, angelique, agueweed, Eupatorium cannabinum, dittany, aubergine, Eupatorium maculatum, Eruca vesicaria sativa, Celosia argentea, fetid horehound, feverroot, false foxglove, Catharanthus roseus, Asarum shuttleworthii, Anthyllis vulneraria, Ballota nigra, celeriac, benne, goat rue, borage, Ensete ventricosum, American pennyroyal, dagga, cast-iron plant, butterflower, goosefoot, cumin, Gerardia pedicularia, elephant's-foot, Fagopyrum esculentum, Australian pitcher plant, aroid, butterbur, Egyptian henbane, bog hemp, green gentian, bee balm, coriander, cow parsley, Cephalotus follicularis, evening primrose, gromwell, globe thistle, breadroot, fraxinella, black saltwort, achillea, cultivated carrot, bishop's cap, Emmanthe penduliflora, comfrey, banana, Ayapana triplinervis, benni, Eupatorium rugosum, Emilia flammea, Darmera peltata, alumroot, boneset, Coriandrum sativum, Anemopsis californica, Elettaria cardamomum, asparagus, anchusa, Cichorium endivia, Amsinckia grandiflora, gesneria, Anthriscus cereifolium, Greek clover, day lily, geranium, chamois cress, aspidistra, blue thistle, asclepiad, bird's foot trefoil, feabane mullet, black lovage, bible leaf, Epimedium grandiflorum, giant buttercup, carrot, Eupatorium aya-pana, acanthus, Anethum graveolens, Abelmoschus esculentus, Cassia marilandica, calamint, cruciferous plant, dill, Daucus carota sativa, Dalmatia pyrethrum, Anthemis nobilis, bergenia, chaenactis, clammyweed, Galega officinalis, bishop's hat, fumewort, Dalmatian pyrethrum, boys-and-girls, Eruca sativa, Emilia javanica, bladderpod, bellflower, golden ragwort, button snakeroot, dragonhead, costmary, devil's claw, basil, Antennaria plantaginifolia, fiesta flower, Asparagus plumosus, asparagus pea, black horehound, galax, Coptis trifolia groenlandica, amaranth, beetleweed, cardamon, catnip, basil thyme, Dutchman's breeches, flame nettle, garden rocket, cultivated celery, false rue, common amsinckia, goldthread, common devil's claw, Dicentra cucullaria, celery root, Apium graveolens rapaceum, cottonweed, elephant-tusk, chicory plant, flannel leaf, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Cichorium intybus, Dicentra canadensis, giant hyssop, endive, bloodwort, globe flower, deadly nightshade, devil nettle, beefsteak plant, German chamomile, bugle, blue pimpernel, coolwart, Glycyrrhiza lepidota, Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium, bedstraw, tracheophyte, dwarf nipplewort, flame-flower, California yellow bells, bleeding heart, Australian sword lily, coral necklace, Asparagus officinales, goat's rue, forget-me-not, argemone, dragon's head, glasswort, cleome, brinjal, gas plant, foamflower, vascular plant, anise plant, coriander plant, cayenne jasmine, fumeroot, Cape periwinkle, Aspidistra elatio, canna, chickweed, alpine coltsfoot, earthnut, Emilia sagitta, false rue anemone, elsholtzia, Atropa belladonna, Chinese parsley, columbo, Frasera speciosa, golden seal, chamomile, garden balm, beebalm, catmint, Emilia coccinea, cat's foot, alecost, creeping zinnia, celery, butter-flower, crowfoot, Curcuma longa, cat's feet, Alexanders, fenugreek, cardamom, Cuminum cyminum, cupflower, flax, burning bush, gramineous plant, Chrysanthemum parthenium, Apium graveolens, garden egg, barilla, costusroot, globeflower, Antennaria dioica, American gentian, Arnoseris minima, Ageratina altissima, Cynoglossum amabile, celandine, Carum carvi, grains of paradise, caraway, dog's mercury, blessed thistle, Acinos arvensis, banana tree, dog mercury, false saffron, bells of Ireland, American columbo, Berteroa incana, angelica, flameflower, ayapana, Dictamnus alba, Abyssinian banana, fennel, balsam herb, deer's-ear, buckwheat, Fumaria officinalis, Descurainia pinnata, Celosia cristata, Cacalia javanica, false mitrewort, chicory, blueweed, fringepod, black salsify, gipsywort, carrion flower, Dracocephalum parviflorum, Armoracia rusticana, golden thread, caryophyllaceous plant, Diplotaxis erucoides, goldenseal, arnica, Eupatorium capillifolium, agrimony, basil balm, American liquorice, Galax urceolata, Crambe maritima, draba, eggplant bush, black henbane, buttercup

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