queen-of-the-prairie


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queen-of-the-prai·rie

(kwēn′əv-thə-prâr′ē)
n.
A rhizomatous perennial plant (Filipendula rubra) in the rose family, native to eastern and central North America, having aromatic, pinnately compound leaves and showy panicles of small pink flowers.
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Plants now lost to Indianapolis include Queen-of-the-prairie (Filipendula rubra), a member of the rose family with fantastic wands of pink flowers.
makasin (Farwell) Sheviak--SR), queen-of-the-prairie (Filipendula rubra), and shining ladies'-tresses (Spiranthes lucida--SR).
venusta, this majestic American native is commonly called meadowsweet or queen-of-the-prairie.