clammyweed
clammyweed clammyweed n. strong-scented herb ({Polanisia graveolens}) common in the southern U. S. covered with intermixed gland and hairs.

Syn: {Polanisia graveolens}, Polanisia dodecandra. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • clammyweed — ▪ plant       (Polanisia trachysperma), North American herb of the Cleome genus of the family Cleomaceae, closely related to the mustard family, Brassicaceae. The plant is 60 cm (2 feet) tall and has leaves that give off a foul odour when bruised …   Universalium

  • clammyweed — noun strong scented herb common in southern United States covered with intermixed gland and hairs • Syn: ↑Polanisia graveolens, ↑Polanisia dodecandra • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Polanisia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polanisia graveolens — clammyweed clammyweed n. strong scented herb ({Polanisia graveolens}) common in the southern U. S. covered with intermixed gland and hairs. Syn: {Polanisia graveolens}, Polanisia dodecandra. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polanisia graveolens — clammyweed clammyweed n. strong scented herb ({Polanisia graveolens}) common in the southern U. S. covered with intermixed gland and hairs. Syn: {Polanisia graveolens}, Polanisia dodecandra. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Polanisia dodecandra — ID 65777 Symbol Key PODO3 Common Name redwhisker clammyweed Family Capparaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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