from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A coarse perennial herb (Silphium perfoliatum) in the composite family, native to the central and southeast United States and having showy radiate flower heads of yellow flowers and opposite leaves whose bases fuse to form a cup around the stem.
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