- nountall herb with panicles of white flowers flushed with green; northwestern United States; sometimes placed in genus Swertia
* * *noun: any of several plants of the genus Swertia found chiefly in the Rocky mountain region
* * *n.a plant, Frasera speciosa, of the gentian family, native to the northwestern U.S., having open clusters of purple-spotted, greenish-white flowers that blend in with its leaves.Also, deer's-tongue.
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