Definition of Spotted joe-pye weed
1. Noun. North American herb having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of small pinkish or purple flower heads.
Group relationships: Eupatorium, Genus Eupatorium
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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Literary usage of Spotted joe-pye weed
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1. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"The plant is often accompanied by a nearly related variety, the SPOTTED JOE-PYE WEED (E. maculatum, L.), differing in that it has rough-hairy leaves and ..."
2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... Eupatorium maculatum L. Spotted joe-pye-weed Herbaceous perennial Floodplains, swamps and alluvial ..."