yellow cancer root

noun
variants: or yellow cancer-root

Definition of yellow cancer root

: a leafless scaly parasitic herb (Orobanche fasciculata) of western North America having solitary purplish yellow irregular flowers

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“Yellow cancer root.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow%20cancer%20root. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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