HyperDic: american_feverfew

English > 1 sense of the expression American feverfew:
NOUNplantAmerican feverfew, wild quinine, prairie dock, Parthenium integrifoliumstout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers
English > American feverfew: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningstout perennial herb of the eastern United States with whitish flowers; leaves traditionally used by Catawba Indians to treat burns.
Synonymswild quinine, prairie dock, Parthenium integrifolium
Member ofParthenium, genus Partheniumsmall genus of North American herbs and shrubs with terminal panicles of small ray flowers
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

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