figwort

[fig-wurt, -wawrt]
noun
any of numerous tall, usually coarse woodland plants of the genus Scrophularia, having a terminal cluster of small greenish-brown to purplish-brown flowers.

Origin:
1540–50; fig1 + wort2

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figwort (ˈfɪɡˌwɜːt)
 
n
any scrophulariaceous plant of the N temperate genus Scrophularia, having square stems and small brown or greenish flowers

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They are the composite or sunflower, figwort or snapdragon, and mustard families.
Another member of the figwort family, this is a tall-growing species of penstemon.
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