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  1. any plant of the widely distributed annual genus Kochia, esp K. Scoparia trichophila, grown for its foliage, which turns dark red in the late summer: family ChenopodiaceaeAlso called: burning bush, summer cypress
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named after W. D. J. Koch (1771–1849), German botanist
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