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hemp agrimony

  1. a European composite plant, Eupatorium cannabinum, having dull purplish flowers.
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Origin of hemp agrimony

First recorded in 1770–80
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Historical Examples

  • It feeds in the stems of thistles, burdock, hemp-agrimony, etc.

    The Moths of the British Isles, First Series

    Richard South

  • It feeds on hemp-agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum), hibernates when small, and completes its growth in May or early June.

  • Amongst the many species are E. cannabīnum, or hemp-agrimony, a British plant.

British Dictionary definitions for hemp agrimony

hemp agrimony

  1. a Eurasian plant, Eupatorium cannabinum, with clusters of small pink flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
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