1. [ noun ] (botany) tall North American perennial with creeping rootstocks and narrow leaves and spikes of pinkish-purple flowers occurring in great abundance in burned-over areas or recent clearings; an important honey plant
Synonyms: rosebay_willowherb wickup Epilobium_angustifolium giant_willowherb
Related terms: willowherb Epilobium
2. [ noun ] (botany) an American weedy plant with small white or greenish flowers
Synonyms: Erechtites_hieracifolia
Related terms: weed genus_Erechtites
Similar spelling:   fired