spreading dogbane


Definition of spreading dogbane

: a milky-juiced North American perennial herb (Apocynum androsaemifolium) having opposite entire leaves and loose spreading cymes of pinkish flowers in early summer — compare rheumatism weed

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“Spreading dogbane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spreading%20dogbane. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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