jewelweed

noun
jew·​el·​weed | \ ˈjü-əl-ˌwēd How to pronounce jewelweed (audio) , ˈjül- also ˈju̇l- \

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Recent Examples on the Web There are some lingering but flowerless jewelweeds, which have a tendency to invade wet areas. Washington Post, "How the National Arboretum got its ferns and became a civic treasure," 29 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of jewelweed

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Jewelweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jewelweed. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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