foamflower

noun
foam·​flow·​er | \ ˈfōm-ˌflau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce foamflower (audio) \

Definition of foamflower

: a spring-flowering herb (Tiarella cordifolia) of eastern North America that has white flowers with long stamens and no stem leaves

called also false miterwort

Examples of foamflower in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like heucherella, which is a blend of coralbells (heuchera) and foamflower (tiarella), A. thalictroides boasts features of both anemone (the flower is similar) and meadow rue (the foliage). Bonnie Blodgett, Twin Cities, 20 May 2017

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First Known Use of foamflower

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Foamflower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foamflower. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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