1. [ noun ] (botany) gentian of eastern North America having clusters of bristly blue flowers
Synonyms: five-flowered_gentian stiff_gentian Gentianella_quinquefolia Gentiana_quinquefolia ague_weed
Related terms: gentian Gentianella
2. [ noun ] (botany) perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads; formerly used as in folk medicine
Synonyms: thoroughwort Eupatorium_perfoliatum boneset
Related terms: herb Eupatorium
Similar spelling:   ague_weed