summer cohosh

summer cohosh
noun
bugbane of the eastern United States having erect racemes of white flowers
Hypernyms: ↑bugbane

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noun
: a bugbane (Cimicifuga americana) of eastern No. American woodlands with chaffy-coated seeds

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