snow-on-the-mountain


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snow-on-the-moun·tain

(snō′ŏn-thə-moun′tən, -ôn-)
n.
A widely cultivated plant (Euphorbia marginata) of the central United States, having white-margined leaves and showy white bracts.

snow-on-the-mountain

n
(Plants) a North American euphorbiaceous plant, Euphorbia marginata, having white-edged leaves and showy white bracts surrounding small flowers

snow′-on-the-moun′tain



n.
a spurge, Euphorbia marginata, of the western U.S., having leaves with white margins and white petallike bracts.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.snow-on-the-mountain - annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milksnow-on-the-mountain - annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milk
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice