gypsywort


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gypsywort

(ˈdʒɪpsɪˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) a plant, Lycopus europaeus, that is indigenous to Europe and Asia and has white flowers
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Noun1.gypsywort - hairy Eurasian herb with two-lipped white flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Lycopus, Lycopus - small genus of herbs of the mint family
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These include marsh-horsetail, yellow loosestrife, reed canary-grass, gypsywort, meadow-sweet and meadow thistle -- which is rare in east Surrey.
She envisions plants capable of producing a spectrum of colors, including gypsywort (which makes black dye on wool and silk), wild mustard (yellow), double-flowered yellow flag iris (blackish green), bedstraw (red dye from roots, yellow from flowers), dyer's woad (blue), Japanese indigo (blue) madder root (red), and marigold (yellows and oranges).
Walking down a winding pathway passing through a magnificent rocky gorge, which is as much as 50 meters deep at places and along which you can come across forest strawberries, cornelian cherries, gypsywort, lavender, and cyclamen blossoms, you eventually get to the most attractive waterfall of the series of waterfalls on the Rostuse River that emerges in front of you with all its splendor and beauty shaped by the waters of the Golema River and the Mala River that blend together two kilometers upstream.