yerba mansa

noun
yerba man·sa | \-ˈmän(t)sə;-ˈman-\

Definition of yerba mansa 

: a stoloniferous herb (Anemiopsis californica) of the family Saururaceae of the western U.S. and Mexico with a pungent rootstock and small spicate flowers subtended by a white involucre suggesting an anemone

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History and Etymology for yerba mansa

modification of Mexican Spanish yerba del manso, literally, farmhouse herb

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