Sweetweed
Sweetweed Sweet"weed`, n. (Bot.) A name for two tropical American weeds ({Capraria biflora}, and {Scoparia dulcis}) of the Figwort family. [1913 Webster]

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  • sweetweed — (ˈswiːtwiːd) Name for two scrophulariaceous plants of the West Indies and tropical America, Capraria biflora, also called goatweed or West Indian tea, and Scoparia dulcis, also called sweet broomweed or liquorice weed. J. Lee Introd. Bot. App.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capraria biflora — Sweetweed Sweet weed , n. (Bot.) A name for two tropical American weeds ({Capraria biflora}, and {Scoparia dulcis}) of the Figwort family. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scoparia dulcis — Sweetweed Sweet weed , n. (Bot.) A name for two tropical American weeds ({Capraria biflora}, and {Scoparia dulcis}) of the Figwort family. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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