hoary puccoon

noun
perennial North American plant with greyish hairy foliage yielding a red or yellow pigment
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Lithospermum, ↑genus Lithospermum

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noun
: a No. American perennial herb (Lithospermum canescens) with hairy foliage

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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