Klamath weed
noun Etymology: Klamath (River) Date: 1922 a European yellow-flowered perennial Saint-John's-wort (Hypericum perforatum) that is naturalized in North America especially in rangelands

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  • klamath weed — noun Usage: usually capitalized K Etymology: from Klamath river, Oregon and California : a cosmopolitan yellow flowered perennial St. John s wort (Hypericum perforatum) common in fields and waste places and useful for wildlife but a noxious weed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Klamath weed — the St. John s wort, Hypericum perforatum. [1920 25, Amer.; named after the KLAMATH River] * * * …   Universalium

  • Klamath — is the name of a Native American tribe and their language. Klamath may also refer to the following places in the United States: Fort Klamath, a former military outpost in Oregon Fort Klamath, Oregon, a present day unincorporated community near… …   Wikipedia

  • Klamath (disambiguation) — Klamath is the name of a Native American tribe.Klamath may also refer to the following places in the United States: *Fort Klamath, a former military outpost in Oregon *Fort Klamath, Oregon, a present day unincorporated community near the former… …   Wikipedia

  • Weed — /weed/, n. Thurlow /therr loh/, 1797 1882, U.S. journalist and politician. * * * Any plant growing where it is not wanted. On land under cultivation, weeds compete with crops for water, light, and nutrients. On rangelands and in pastures, weeds… …   Universalium

  • weed — weed1 weedless, adj. weedlike, adj. /weed/, n. 1. a valueless plant growing wild, esp. one that grows on cultivated ground to the exclusion or injury of the desired crop. 2. any undesirable or troublesome plant, esp. one that grows profusely… …   Universalium

  • Weed, California — Infobox Settlement official name = Weed, California other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = City motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem type …   Wikipedia

  • eola weed — ēˈōləˌ noun Usage: usually capitalized E Etymology: probably from the place name Eola : klamath weed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hypericum perforatum — ID 41850 Symbol Key HYPE Common Name common St. Johnswort Family Clusiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • St John's wort — Hypericum perforatum St John s wort Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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