dropwort

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drop·wort

 (drŏp′wôrt′, -wûrt′)
n.
A Eurasian plant (Filipendula vulgaris syn. F. hexapetala) in the rose family, having finely divided leaflets and clusters of small white flowers.

dropwort

(ˈdrɒpˌwɜːt)
n
1. (Plants) a Eurasian rosaceous plant, Filipendula vulgaris, with finely divided leaves and clusters of white or reddish flowers. See also meadowsweet1
2. (Plants) water dropwort any of several umbelliferous marsh plants of the genus Oenanthe, with umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers

drop•wort

(ˈdrɒpˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
a European plant, Filipendula vulgaris, of the rose family, bearing small scentless white or reddish flowers.
[1530–40]
Translations
knoldet mjødurt
brudbröd
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The typical sub-association of Filipendula vulgaris-Helictotrichon pratense was not present in the study area, and the typical character species Helictotrichon pratense, Filipendula vulgaris, and Fragaria viridis were very rare.
FILIPENDULA vulgaris may have the rather unpleasant-sounding common name of "dropwort," but it makes a beautiful display in the garden.

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