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joe–pye weed

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noun \ˈjō-ˈpī-\

Definition of joe–pye weed

  1. :  any of several tall North American perennial composite herbs (especially Eupatorium maculatum and E. purpureum) with whorled leaves and corymbose heads of typically purplish tubular flowers



Origin of joe–pye weed

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First Known Use: 1818


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