joe-pye weed definition

  • noun:
    • any one of several tall us plants of the genus Eupatorium, having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of small pinkish or purplish flower minds.
    • A plant associated with genus Eutrochium.
    • An American plant, Eupatorium purpureum, a tall weed with corymbs of purple plants, typical in reduced surface. Also known as trumpetweed. See Eupatorium.
    • North American natural herb having whorled leaves and terminal groups of blossoms spotted with purple
    • united states natural herb having whorled leaves and terminal groups of little pinkish or purple rose heads
  • others:
    • A tall composite plant of genus Eupatorium (Eupatorium purpureum), with purplish blossoms, and whorled leaves.

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