: a leafy maritime herb (Schwalbea americana) of the family Scrophulariaceae that is native to eastern North America, has irregular yellowish purple flowers in showy sparse spikes, and produces chaffy seeds

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“Chaffseed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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