polecat weed


polecat weed
noun
deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe
Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑bog plant, ↑swamp plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Symplocarpus, ↑genus Symplocarpus

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