prairie button snakeroot


noun

a stout composite plant, Liatris pycnostachya, of prairies in the central U.S., having showy, rose-purple flower heads in dense spikes.

Nearby words

  1. prahu,
  2. praia,
  3. prairial,
  4. prairie,
  5. prairie breaker,
  6. prairie chicken,
  7. prairie clover,
  8. prairie crab apple,
  9. prairie crocus,
  10. prairie dog

Also called Kansas gay-feather.

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