thimbleweed

noun
thim·ble·weed | \ˈthim-bəl-ˌwēd \

Definition of thimbleweed 

: any of various anemones (such as Anemone virginiana and A. cylindrica) with cylindrical seed heads

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First Known Use of thimbleweed

1833, in the meaning defined above

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