early scorpion grass

noun

Definition of early scorpion grass

: a small dry-land forget-me-not (Myosotis virginica) of eastern North America with hairy foliage and white flowers

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First Known Use of early scorpion grass

circa 1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Early scorpion grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/early%20scorpion%20grass. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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