Definition of Purple silkweed
1. Noun. Perennial of eastern North America having pink-purple flowers.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Purple Silkweed
Literary usage of Purple silkweed
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1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"purple silkweed. 5. A. obtusifolia Mich.: stem simple, erect, smooth; leaves closely sessile, somewhat cordate and clasping, oblong, obtuse, undulate on the ..."