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    • Any of numerous plants having cottony down, as…
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cottonweed definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous plants having cottony down, as some species of the genus Froelichia.
    • any one of a few not related plants that have downy minds, but particularly such plants for the genus Froelichia.
    • See cudweed.
    • A plant of either of genera Gnaphalium and Filago: so named through the soft white pubescence that addresses it.
    • Same as sea-cudweed.
    • the normal milkweed, Asclepias Syriaca: title, that way of silkweed, is the copious white fiber attached with its seeds. Also called wild cotton fiber.
    • an American everlasting having vegetation with smooth wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts
    • any one of different flowers regarding the genus Froelichia present in sandy soils as well as on rocky mountains in hotter elements of America; grown for spikes of woolly-white plants
    • some of different flowers having cottony down, as some types of the genus Froelichia.
    • some of several not related plants having downy heads, but especially these types of plants for the genus Froelichia.
    • identify cudweed.
    • A plant of either associated with the genera Gnaphalium and Filago: so named from the smooth white pubescence that addresses it.
    • identical to sea-cudweed.
    • the typical milkweed, Asclepias Syriaca: title, that way of silkweed, is the copious white fibre attached with its seeds. Also referred to as crazy cotton.
    • an American everlasting having vegetation with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts
    • some of numerous plants associated with the genus Froelichia present in sandy soils and on rugged mountains in hotter elements of The united states; grown for their surges of woolly-white flowers
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