Definitions for joe-pye weedˌdʒoʊˈpaɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a tall North American composite weed, Eupatorium purpureum, having clusters of pinkish or purple flowers.
Origin of joe-pye weed:
1810–20, Amer.; orig. uncert.
Joe-Pye weed, purple boneset, trumpet weed, marsh milkweed, Eupatorium purpureum(noun)
North American herb having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of flowers spotted with purple
Joe-Pye weed, spotted Joe-Pye weed, Eupatorium maculatum(noun)
North American herb having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of small pinkish or purple flower heads
A plant of the genus Eutrochium.
a tall composite plant of the genus Eupatorium (E. purpureum), with purplish flowers, and whorled leaves
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