Spiked willow-herb
Willow-herb Wil"low-herb`, n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Epilobium spicatum}) with narrow willowlike leaves and showy rose-purple flowers. The name is sometimes made to include other species of the same genus. [1913 Webster]

{Spiked willow-herb}, a perennial herb ({Lythrum Salicaria}) with willowy leaves and spiked purplish flowers. [1913 Webster]


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