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compass plant

noun

Definition of COMPASS PLANT

:  a yellow-flowered composite plant (Silphium laciniatum) that has large pinnatifid leaves in which the leaf edges typically align in a northerly and southerly direction and that occurs especially in prairies and along roadsides of the central United States

First Known Use of COMPASS PLANT

1848

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