pyramid plant

noun
any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Frasera, ↑genus Frasera

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