Silphium laciniatum

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Noun1.Silphium laciniatum - North American perennial having a resinous odor and yellow flowersSilphium laciniatum - North American perennial having a resinous odor and yellow flowers
compass flower, compass plant - any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass
genus Silphium, Silphium - tall North American perennial herbs