Definition of Trumpet weed
1. Noun. North American herb having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of flowers spotted with purple.
Group relationships: Eupatorium, Genus Eupatorium
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Trumpet weed
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1. Wanderings in New South Wales, Batavia, Pedir Coast, Singapore, and China by George Bennet (1834)
"... one of those birds—Dissection — Pass the Cape of Good Hope — Fine weather—The trumpet weed—Volcanic rocks—St. Helena—Buttermilk Point—James's Town—Ficus ..."
2. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"Mohawk tassel, trumpet weed, gravel root. Used as a diuretic in urinary disorders, .... trumpet weed ..."
3. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"Trumpet-weed. Common throughout the (täte ... Trumpet-weed. Frequent, or common, throughout the state. E. altissimum, L. Tall Boneset. Lapham. ..."
4. The Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States by American Institute of Homeopathy Committee on Pharmacopeia (1897)
"trumpet weed. Natural Order.—Compositae. Synonyms. ... Gravel root, Joe-pye, Joe-pye weed, Purple boneset, Queen of the meadow, trumpet weed; German, ..."
5. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons (1895)
"TRUMPET-WEED. Eupatorium purpureum. Composite Family. Stem.—Stout and tall ; two to twelve feet high ; often dotted. Leaves. —In whorls of three to six ..."
6. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1866)
"... (L.,) trumpet weed, joe-pye weed, (p.) Several varieties of this tall, stout weed are indigenous on our moist low grounds. 27. ..."