from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See fireweed.


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  • He was paddling me up the sun-lit reaches of the Shataca on Black Creek when suddenly two dusky mallards or black ducks tore out of the willow herb and dodder and came like the wind over our heads.

    My Boyhood

  • So I will only name meadow-sweet, yarrow, loose-strife, lady's bed-straw and willow herb – both the larger and the lesser.

    The Wouldbegoods


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