purple avens

purple avens

noun
1. North American perennial with hairy basal pinnate leaves and purple flowers and plume-tipped fruits [syn: prairie smoke
2. erect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and a few nodding flowers with a brown-purple calyx and orange and pink petals [syn: water avens
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