beefsteak plant

noun

Definition of beefsteak plant

: any of several plants having red or purple foliage: such as
a : an ornamental foliage plant (Perilla frutescens crispa)
b : a wood betony (Pedicularis canadensis)
c : a plant of the genus Begonia especially : beefsteak begonia

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“Beefsteak plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beefsteak%20plant. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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