from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several North American herbs or shrubs of the genus Iva of the composite family, often growing in salt marshes and having nodding, greenish flower heads.
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- noun any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small greenish flowers; common in moist areas (as coastal salt marshes) of eastern and central North America
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