compass plant

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Synonyms for compass plant

North American annual with red or rose-colored flowers

any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass

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2219-2220, the compass plant (Silphium laciniatum L.) germplasm lines NF-1 and NF-1 Profuse Ligule were printed with the wrong registration numbers.
Wants: Mexican hat, prairie astor, scented geraniums or mints, blue Russian sage, red bergamot (bee balm), globe thistle, bells of Ireland, Irish eyes daisies, fuller's teasel, compass plant, anything unusual
Two compass plant (Silphium laciniaturn L.) germplasm lines, NF-1 (Reg.
A 35-acre prairie on the preserve's north side blooms each summer with colorful black-eyed Susan, common spiderwort, compass plant and echinacea.
Another volunteer has stopped to chat with the purple martin perched on a compass plant.