mistflower

[mist-flou-er]
noun
a North American composite plant, Eupatorium coelestinum, having heads of blue flowers.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; mist + flower

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mistflower

noun
rhizomatous plant of central and southeastern United States and West Indies having large showy heads of clear blue flowers; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium 
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In the fall a colorful display of mistflower, cardinal flower, and blue lobelia grow along the stream edge.
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