trumpetweed


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trumpetweed

(ˈtrʌmpɪtˌwiːd)
n
(Plants) US any of various eupatorium plants, esp joe-pye weed
[C19: so called because it has a hollow stem which children sometimes use as imitation trumpets]
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Rob.; SYN: Eupatorium maculatum L.; Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Spotted Trumpetweed; Open slope woods; Common; C = 5; BSUH 14763.
Rob.; SYN: Eupatorium maculatum L.; Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Spotted Trumpetweed; Fen and sedge meadows; Common to abundant; C = 5; BSUH 13715.