Dryas

Dryas (Δρύας, gen. Δρύαντος, from δρῦς `oak`) is the name of ten characters in Greek mythology. 1. Dryas was the son of King Lycurgus, king of the Edoni in Thrace. He was killed when Lycurgus went insane and mistook him for a mature trunk of ivy, a plant holy to the god Dionysus, whose cult Lycurgus was attempting to extirpate......
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Dryas

• (n.) A dryad.
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Dryas

(Mount Washington Dryad, Mountain Avens, Suendermann Dryad) This group consists of two hardy, creeping plants native to North America, Europe and Asia. Commonly known as Mountain Avens, these dwarf perennials are suitable for growing in the rock garden, scree, over paving, and the top of stone walls. They have crinkled, evergreen, oak-like, glossy ...
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Dryas

genus Dryas noun mountain avens
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Dryas

[plant] Dryas is a genus of perennial cushion-forming evergreen dwarf shrubs in the family Rosaceae, native to the arctic and alpine regions of Europe, Asia and North America. The genus is named after the Greek nymph Dryad. The classification of Dryas within the Rosaceae has been unclear. The genus was formerly placed in the subfamily Rosoi...
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Dryas

Dry'as noun ; plural Dryades . [ Latin See Dryad .] (Class. Myth.) A dryad.
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Dryas

[n] - mountain avens
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