alpine lousewort


Definition of alpine lousewort

: a white-flowered perennial herb (Pedicularis contorta) found on mountains of western North America

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First Known Use of alpine lousewort

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine lousewort.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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