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(Plants) an onagraceous plant, Epilobium hirsutum, native to Europe and Asia and introduced into North America, having purplish-red flowers and hairy stems and leaves. Also called: hairy willowherb
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|Noun||1.||codlins-and-cream - plant of Europe and Asia having purplish-red flowers and hairy stems and leaves; introduced into North America|
willowherb - a plant of the genus Epilobium having pink or yellow flowers and seeds with silky hairs
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