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leadplant

[led-plant, -plahnt] /ˈlɛdˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt/
noun
1.
a North American shrub, Amorpha canescens, of the legume family, the leaves and twigs of which have a gray cast.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism; lead2 + plant
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  • Another silvery leaved plant growing in the area is the leadplant.
  • Crenulate leadplant also needs introductions, but managers are already experienced with this species.

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