wild quinine

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Related to wild quinine: Parthenium integrifolium
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Noun1.wild quinine - stout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns
genus Parthenium, Parthenium - small genus of North American herbs and shrubs with terminal panicles of small ray flowers
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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These "hidden prairies" also contain a stunning diversity of native plants, including wild quinine, spiked lobelia, purple prairie clover, and many others.