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Synonyms for cottonweed

an American everlasting having foliage with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts

any of various plants of the genus Froelichia found in sandy soils and on rocky slopes in warmer regions of America

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In our work, we studied a wide variety of plants: clover, alfalfa, and corn grown under controlled conditions in a research greenhouse and grass and cottonweed from outside our laboratory.
Within three years, the property was leveled and cleared of invasive blackberries, scotch broom and cottonweeds and a three-quarter-inch gravel base was put down to serve as a final grade.