richweed


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rich·weed

 (rĭch′wēd′)
n.

richweed

(ˈrɪtʃˌwiːd)
n
(Plants) a smooth-stemmed medicinal plant of the mint family which was used in the treatment of conditions such as haemorrhoids or a sore throat
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Noun1.richweed - erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowersrichweed - erect perennial strong-scented with serrate pointed leaves and a loose panicle of yellowish flowers; the eastern United States
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Collinsonia, genus Collinsonia - small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States
2.richweed - a plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves
nettle - any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
genus Pilea, Pilea - low-growing tropical perennials grown for their stingless foliage
References in periodicals archive ?
Collinsonia canadensis L.: richweed. Frequent in floodplains and ravine bottoms; infrequent in the upland forest; 452.1; C = 8.
Also called richweed, white sanicle, white snakeweed, Indian sanicle.
(#) Collinsonia canadensis L.; Northern Horse Balm, Richweed; Woods along path from woodland road to ridgetop; Rare, but locally common; C = 8; BSUH 13484.