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heliamphora
  • n  genus of pitcher plants of the Guiana Highlands in South America
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helianthemum
  • n  any plant of the genus Helianthemum; vigorous plants of stony alpine meadows and dry scrub regions
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helianthemum canadense
  • n  perennial of the eastern United States having early solitary yellow flowers followed by late petalless flowers; so-called because ice crystals form on it during first frosts
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helianthemum scoparium
  • n  woody yellow-flowered perennial of southeastern United States
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helianthus
  • n  any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
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helianthus angustifolius
  • n  sunflower of eastern North America having narrow leaves and found in bogs
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helianthus annuus
  • n  annual sunflower grown for silage and for its seeds which are a source of oil; common throughout United States and much of North America
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helianthus giganteus
  • n  very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
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helianthus laetiflorus
  • n  tall rough-leaved perennial with a few large flower heads; central United States
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helianthus maximilianii
  • n  tall perennial of central United States to Canada having golden-yellow flowers
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helianthus petiolaris
  • n  similar to the common sunflower with slender usually branching stems common in central United States
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helianthus tuberosus
  • n  tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
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helichrysum
  • n  large genus of mostly African and Australian herbs and shrubs: everlasting flowers; in some classifications includes genus Ozothamnus
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helichrysum bracteatum
  • n  Australian plant naturalized in Spain having flowers of lemon yellow to deep gold; the frequent choice of those who love dried flowers
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helichrysum secundiflorum
  • n  shrub with white woolly branches and woolly leaves having fragrant flowers forming long sprays; flowers suitable for drying; sometimes placed in genus Helichrysum
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helicidae
  • n  land snails including the common edible snail and some pests
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helicon
  • n  a tuba that coils over the shoulder of the musician
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helicopter
  • n  an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades
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helicteres
  • n  genus of shrubs and small trees of tropical America and Asia having cylindrical fruits spirally twisted around one another
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helicteres isora
  • n  East Indian shrub often cultivated for its hairy leaves and orange-red flowers
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