false miterwort


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foam•flow•er

(ˈfoʊmˌflaʊ ər)

n.
a North American plant, Tiarella cordifolia, of the saxifrage family, having small, white flowers.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.false miterwort - plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stemsfalse miterwort - plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Tiarella, Tiarella - small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers
2.false miterwort - stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plantfalse miterwort - stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plant
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Tiarella, Tiarella - small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers