thoroughwort


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Synonyms for thoroughwort

perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads

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"This stillness, solitude, wildness of nature is a kind of thoroughwort, or boneset, to my intellect.
The prevailing conspicuous flowers at present [August 21] are the early golden-rods, tansy, the life-everlastings, fleabane (though not for its flower), yarrow (rather dry), hard-hack and meadow-sweet (both getting dry), also Mayweed, purple eupatorium, clethra, rhexia, thoroughwort, Polygala sanguinea, prunella and dogsbane (getting stale), touch-me-not (less observed), Canada snapdragon by roadsides, purple gerardia, horsemint, marsh speedwell, tall crowfoot (still in flower), also the epilobium and cow-wheat.
(#) Eupatorium altissimum L.; Tall boneset, tall thoroughwort; Gravel lot and adjacent field; Infrequent; C = 1; BSUH 17295.
[??][??] Subtle sounds come forth in alternating songs, [??] Emitting a fragrance like thoroughwort. [??] If we share the same inclination, [??] Our remote thoughts drift upon a life in reclusion.
(#) Eupatorium altissimum L.; Tall Boneset; Tall Thoroughwort; Dry hillside/roadside along Rangeline Road at southwestern end of property; Rare but locally common; C = 1; BSUH 16805.
Throughout the volume [??][??] is misidentified as "hibiscus" rather than "lotus" and [??] as "orchid" rather than "thoroughwort." On p.