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Definition 1: herb with greyish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for dusty miller in the sense of this definition

(dusty miller is a kind of ...) any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium

(... is a member of dusty miller) usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon

Definition 2: shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for dusty miller in the sense of this definition

(dusty miller is a kind of ...) considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers

(... is a member of dusty miller) a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum

Definition 3: stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for dusty miller in the sense of this definition

(dusty miller is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a member of dusty miller) enormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weeds

Definition 4: a plant having leaves and stems covered with down that resembles dust - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for dusty miller in the sense of this definition

(dusty miller is a kind of ...) any plant of the genus Centaurea

Definition 5: an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for dusty miller in the sense of this definition

(dusty miller is a kind of ...) mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone

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