gumweed

gumweed

[guhm-weed]
noun
any of various New World composite plants of the genus Grindelia, having yellow flower heads and covered with a viscid secretion.
Also called gum plant.


Origin:
gum1 + weed1

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gum plant or gumweed (ˈɡʌmˌwiːd)
 
n
any of several American yellow-flowered plants of the genus Grindelia, esp G. robusta, that have sticky flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
 
gumweed or gumweed
 
n

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