HyperDic: desert_plume

English > 1 sense of the expression desert plume:
NOUNplantdesert plume, prince's-plume, Stanleya pinnata, Cleome pinnataperennial of southwestern United States having leathery blue-green pinnatifid leaves and thick plumelike spikes of yellow flowers
English > desert plume: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningperennial of southwestern United States having leathery blue-green pinnatifid leaves and thick plumelike spikes of yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Cleome.
Synonymsprince's-plume, Stanleya pinnata, Cleome pinnata
Member ofStanleya, genus Stanleyaprince's plume
Broadersubshrub, suffrutexlow-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base

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