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1) achene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
..., dry, simple, one-seeded fruit with the seed attached to the inner wall at only one point. Achenes are indehiscent, i.e., they do not split open at maturity. The...

2) bur marigold. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...several weeds of the genus Bidens of the composite family, having yellow flowers and barbed achenes that stick to clothing or fur. Also called sticktight....

3) tickseed sunflower. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...weeds of the genus Bidens of the composite family, having yellow ray flowers and barbed achenes that cling to clothing and fur....

4) pasqueflower. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...having large blue, purple, or white flowers, each producing many conspicuously plumed achenes. Alteration (influenced by pasque, Easter, from their flowering in April)...

5) bur marigold. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American plants of the family Asteraceae (aster family) with two-pronged burlike fruits (achenes) that have gained various species such additional names as beggar-ticks,...

6) beggar ticks. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...heads of usually yellow flowers. Also called Spanish needles, sticktight. b. The small barbed achenes of any of these plants, clinging readily to clothing and animal...

7) aster. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...flower stalk and are collectively termed the involucre. The fruits of asters are known as achenes. The family includes many common weeds and wildflowers. A few species...

8) fruit. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...derived from plant parts other than the ovary; the strawberry is actually a number of tiny achenes (miscalled seeds) outside a central pulpy pith that is the enlarged...

9) VII. Miscellaneous Objections to the Theory of Natural Selection. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. Origin of Species. The Harvard Classics
...of the reproductive organs. It is a more curious fact, previously referred to, that the achenes or seeds of the circumference and centre sometimes differ greatly...

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