ground pine definition

  • noun:
    • A club moss, especially Lycopodium obscurum or L. complanatum or an identical types. Also referred to as ground cedar.
    • A tree-shaped evergreen plant about eight inches tall, of the same genus (L. dendroideum) within damp, dark forests in the north part of the united states of america.
    • See under Ground.
    • A tufted, distributing herbaceous plant of genus Ajuga (A. Chamœpitys), normal purchase Labiatœ, previously classified one of the germanders, and considered called pine from the resinous odor.—2. One of the types of Lycopodium, or club-moss, specially L. clavatum, the normal club-moss, a long creeping evergreen plant present in healthy pastures and dried out woods in the uk and North America.
    • The pineweed or orange-grass, Sarothra gentianoides.
    • The American germander, Teucrium Canadense.
    • any of a number of club mosses having long creeping stems and erect limbs
    • low-growing yearly with yellowish blossoms dotted red; faintly fragrant of pine resin; Europe, British Isles and North Africa

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