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crownbeard

[kroun-beerd] /ˈkraʊnˌbɪərd/
noun
1.
any of various American composite plants constituting the genus Verbesina, having clustered, usually yellow flower heads.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; crown + beard
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  • Yellow ironweed and white crownbeard mature late in the year and often produce frost flowers when conditions are right.

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