chiggerflower
chiggerflower chiggerflower n. an erect perennial of eastern and southern U. S. ({Asclepias tuberosa}) having showy orange flowers.

Syn: butterfly weed, orange milkweed, pleurisy root, tuber root, Indian paintbrush, {Asclepias tuberosa}. [WordNet 1.5] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chiggerflower — noun erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers • Syn: ↑butterfly weed, ↑orange milkweed, ↑chigger flower, ↑pleurisy root, ↑tuber root, ↑Indian paintbrush, ↑Asclepias tuberosa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asclepias tuberosa — chiggerflower chiggerflower n. an erect perennial of eastern and southern U. S. ({Asclepias tuberosa}) having showy orange flowers. Syn: butterfly weed, orange milkweed, pleurisy root, tuber root, Indian paintbrush, {Asclepias tuberosa}. [WordNet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asclepias tuberosa — chiggerflower chiggerflower n. an erect perennial of eastern and southern U. S. ({Asclepias tuberosa}) having showy orange flowers. Syn: butterfly weed, orange milkweed, pleurisy root, tuber root, Indian paintbrush, {Asclepias tuberosa}. [WordNet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Butterfly weed — Taxobox name = Butterfly weed image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Apocynaceae subfamilia = Asclepiadoideae genus = Asclepias species = A. tuberosa binomial = Asclepias… …   Wikipedia

  • Asclepias tuberosa — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Asclepias tuberosa — noun erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers • Syn: ↑butterfly weed, ↑orange milkweed, ↑chigger flower, ↑chiggerflower, ↑pleurisy root, ↑tuber root, ↑Indian paintbrush …   Useful english dictionary

  • butterfly weed — noun erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers • Syn: ↑orange milkweed, ↑chigger flower, ↑chiggerflower, ↑pleurisy root, ↑tuber root, ↑Indian paintbrush, ↑Asclepias tuberosa …   Useful english dictionary

  • chigger flower — noun erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers • Syn: ↑butterfly weed, ↑orange milkweed, ↑chiggerflower, ↑pleurisy root, ↑tuber root, ↑Indian paintbrush, ↑Asclepias tuberosa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian paintbrush — noun 1. erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers • Syn: ↑butterfly weed, ↑orange milkweed, ↑chigger flower, ↑chiggerflower, ↑pleurisy root, ↑tuber root, ↑Asclepias tuberosa …   Useful english dictionary

  • orange milkweed — noun erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers • Syn: ↑butterfly weed, ↑chigger flower, ↑chiggerflower, ↑pleurisy root, ↑tuber root, ↑Indian paintbrush, ↑Asclepias tuberosa …   Useful english dictionary

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