Definitions for joe-pye weedˌdʒoʊˈpaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

joe-pye′ weed`ˌdʒoʊˈpaɪ(n.)

  1. a tall North American composite weed, Eupatorium purpureum, having clusters of pinkish or purple flowers.

    Category: Plants

Origin of joe-pye weed:

1810–20, Amer.; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. 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


  1. joe-pye weed(Noun)

    A plant of the genus Eutrochium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Joe-Pye weed

    a tall composite plant of the genus Eupatorium (E. purpureum), with purplish flowers, and whorled leaves


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