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Noun: sea eryngium
  1. European evergreen eryngo with twisted spiny leaves naturalized on United States east coast; roots formerly used as an aphrodisiac
    - sea holly, sea holm, Eryngium maritimum
Noun: Eryngium
  1. Large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution
    - genus Eryngium

Type of: bush, rosid dicot genus, shrub

Part of: Apiaceae, carrot family, family Apiaceae, family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae

Encyclopedia: Eryngium