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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
arvensis,-e (adj.B): agricultural; pertaining to fields or cultivated land; “living in open fields” (Lindley); “growing in or pertaining to cultivated fields” (Stearn 1996) [> L. arvum,-i (s.n.II)]; cf. campester, campestris, campestre (adj.B): pertaining to low, flat, level areas, plains, as distinct from hills; cf. hortensis,-e (adj.B), pertaining to gardens, horticultural; cf. sylvestris,-e (adj.B), ‘wild; living in forests;’ often contrasted with gardens (hortensis,-e (adj.B), q.v.; see rural;

- incolit folia Polygoni Convolvuli arvensis hortensisque passim haud infrequens (S&A), it inhabits the leaves of Polygonum Convolvulus of cultivated fields and horticultural everywhere not at all infrequent.

Equisetum arvense L., of cultivated fields.

Anagallis arvensis “of cultivated fields;” a species that grows in “waste sandy fields” (Fernald 1950); Cerastium arvense “of cultivated ground” growing in “gravelly, turfy or rocky basic soils, often a weed in grasslands” (Fernald 1950); Cirsium arvense, “of fields” growing a “ubiquitous weed of cultivated and waste ground” (Fernald 1950); Convolvulus arvensis, “of fields”, the Field-Bindweed, growing in “old fields and waste places” (Fernald 1950); Mentha arvensis, “of cultivated ground” (Fernald 1950); Sonchus arvensis, “of cultivated ground,” the Field Sow-Thistle, of “fields, roadsides, gravelly shores and waste places, often a noxious weed” (Fernald 1950); Veronica agrestis, Field Speedwell: “of fields” (Fernald 1950); cf. V. arvensis, Corn Speedwell: “of cultivated ground” (Fernald 1950).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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