copperweed

noun

Definition of copperweed

: a tall shrubby herb (Oxytenia acerosa) of the family Compositae that is troublesome especially in the Western U.S. as a plant poisonous to stock

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History and Etymology for copperweed

so called from the copper-colored flowers

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“Copperweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copperweed. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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