scabious

Definitions of scabious
1

n any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa

Synonyms:
scabiosa
Types:
Scabiosa atropurpurea, mournful widow, pincushion flower, sweet scabious
Old World annual having fragrant purple to deep crimson flower heads; naturalized in United States
Scabiosa arvensis, field scabious
perennial having bluish-lilac flowers; introduced in the eastern United States
Type of:
flower
a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms

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