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sneezeweed

Saltos de línea: sneeze|weed
Pronunciación: /ˈsniːzwiːd
 
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Definición de sneezeweed en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A yellow-flowered North American plant of the daisy family. Some kinds are toxic to grazing animals and some are used by American Indians in the treatment of colds.
  • Genus Helenium, family Compositae
Example sentences
  • In September and October, purple hardy asters, backed with golden sneezeweed and ‘Taiyo’ sunflowers, create a dazzling picture.
  • Some other wildflowers are white-flowered bog orchid, California grass-of-Parnassus, Sierra gentian, Plumas alpine aster, western sneezeweed, and the highly toxic western water hemlock.
  • One vulnerable species, a plant called the Virginia sneezeweed, was known only from Virginia until a population was discovered in Missouri in 1960.

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