sneezeweed

noun

sneeze·​weed ˈsnēz-ˌwēd How to pronounce sneezeweed (audio)
: any of several composite plants
especially : a North American perennial herb (Helenium autumnale) with yellow ray flowers and a darker globose disk

Examples of sneezeweed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also known as sneezeweed, this vibrant plant attracts tons of butterflies! Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, 24 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sneezeweed was circa 1837

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“Sneezeweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sneezeweed. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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