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Noun1.columbo - any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Frasera, genus Frasera - genus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia
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