halogeton

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halogeton

(ˌhæləˈdʒiːtən)
n
(Plants) a poisonous herbaceous plant, native to Siberia, that grows in North America
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Noun1.halogeton - a coarse annual herb introduced into North America from Siberia; dangerous to sheep and cattle on western rangelands because of its high oxalate content
genus Halogeton - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests