- any of certain plants with showy flower clusters, as Chamaelirium luteum, of the lily family, or the composite plant Liatris spicata.
- a plant, Mentzelia laevicaulis, of the western U.S., having large, light-yellow flowers with many conspicuous stamens.
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- a North American liliaceous plant, Chamaelirium luteum, with a long spike of small white flowers
- any plant of the North American genus Liatris, having clusters of small red or purple flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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