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  1. prairie bird's-foot trefoil, compass plant, prairie lotus, prairie trefoil, Lotus americanusnoun

    North American annual with red or rose-colored flowers

  2. compass plant, compass flowernoun

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


  1. compass plant

    Silphium laciniatum is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae known commonly as compassplant or compass plant. It is native to North America, where it occurs in Ontario in Canada and the eastern and central United States as far west as New Mexico. Other common names include prairie compass plant, pilotweed, polarplant, gum weed, cut-leaf silphium, and turpentine plant. It is a rosinweed of genus Silphium.


  1. compass plant

    A compass plant, scientifically known as Silphium laciniatum, is a species of flowering plant in the aster family (Asteraceae). It is native to North America and is characterized by its tall stature, bright yellow flowers, and large, deeply cut leaves. The compass plant got its name because its leaves tend to align themselves from north to south in a way that resembles a compass. The plant is drought-resistant and often found in tallgrass prairies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compass plant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compass plant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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