wood betony

wood betony

noun
1.
the betony, Stachys officinalis.
2.
a hairy lousewort, Pedicularis canadensis, native to eastern North America, having deeply lobed leaves and a dense cluster of yellow or red tubular flowers.

Origin:
1650–60

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