American heather

noun

: a beach heather (Hudsonia tomentosa)

Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American heather was in 1867

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“American heather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20heather. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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