prairie dock

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Related to prairie dock: silphium terebinthinaceum
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Noun1.prairie dock - stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns
genus Parthenium, Parthenium - small genus of North American herbs and shrubs with terminal panicles of small ray flowers
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Seven miles of hiking trails put you closer to Georgia's aster, Schweinitz's sunflower, and the yellow flower, prairie dock.