trumpet weed

noun
North American herb having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of flowers spotted with purple
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Eupatorium, ↑genus Eupatorium

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  • Eupatorium purpureum — Taxobox name = Eupatorium purpureum image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Eupatorieae genus = Eupatorium species = E. purpureum binomial = Eupatorium… …   Wikipedia

  • Eupatorium — noun large genus of chiefly tropical herbs having heads of white or purplish flowers • Syn: ↑genus Eupatorium • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Eupatorium — noun large genus of chiefly tropical herbs having heads of white or purplish flowers • Syn: ↑Eupatorium • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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