enchanter's nightshade

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Related to enchanter's nightshades: Circaea lutetiana, Circaea alpina

enchanter's nightshade

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(Plants) any of several onagraceous plants of the genus Circaea, esp C. lutetiana, having small white flowers and bristly fruits
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Noun1.enchanter's nightshade - any of several erect perennial rhizomatous herbs of the genus Circaea having white flowers that open at dawn; northern hemisphere
Circaea, genus Circaea - enchanter's nightshade
Alpine enchanter's nightshade, Circaea alpina - an Alpine variety of enchanter's nightshade
Circaea lutetiana - tall evening primrose with inconspicuous flowers
evening primrose - any of several plants of the family Onagraceae