vinegarweed

vinegarweed

[vin-i-ger-weed]
noun
a plant, Trichostema lanceolatum, of the mint family, native to the western coast of the U.S., having clusters of blue flowers with long, protruding filaments and growing in dry, sandy soil.
Also called camphorweed.


Origin:
vinegar + weed1

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vinegarweed

noun
aromatic plant of western United States [syn: turpentine camphor weed
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