false pimpernel

noun

Definition of false pimpernel

1 : chaffweed
2 : a plant of the genus Ilysanthes
3 : a plant of the genus Lindernia (family Scrophulariaceae) with usually purplish flowers having only two fertile stamens

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“False pimpernel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20pimpernel. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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