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Related to rosinweed: compass plant, Silphium laciniatum

ros·in·weed

 (rŏz′ĭn-wēd′)
n.
Any of various North American plants in the composite family that exude resinous secretions, especially those of the genus Silphium, such as the compass plant.
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rosinweed

(ˈrɒzɪnˌwiːd)
n
(Plants) any of several North American plants of the genus Silphium and related genera, esp the compass plant, having resinous juice, sticky foliage, and a strong smell: family Asteraceae (composites)
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ros•in•weed

(ˈrɒz ɪnˌwid)

n.
any coarse North American composite plant of the genus Silphium, having a resinous juice.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rosinweed - North American perennial having a resinous odor and yellow flowersrosinweed - North American perennial having a resinous odor and yellow flowers
compass flower, compass plant - any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass
genus Silphium, Silphium - tall North American perennial herbs
2.rosinweed - any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinallyrosinweed - any of various western American plants of the genus Grindelia having resinous leaves and stems formerly used medicinally; often poisonous to livestock
genus Grindelia, Grindelia - large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America
Grindelia robusta - perennial gumweed of California and Baja California
curlycup gumweed, Grindelia squarrosa - perennial gumweed of western and central North America
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Some species, including Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly milkweed) and Silphium integrifolium (rosinweed), had both low germination and low field emergence.
latifolium, whorled rosinweed, consisting of approximately 45 plants were found in several prairie openings, that were interspersed among areas of cedar woodland on the northeastern boundary of the study area.
Rosinweed. On the ceiling of the garage, rows of paper bags full of drying seeds hang on clothespins.
Rydberg, Asteraceae; hereafter "rosinweed") and the cynipid gall wasp Antistrophus silphii Gil.
integrifolium; Entire-Leaved Rosinweed, Wholeleaf Rosinweed; Fen; Rare; C = 7; BSUH 17030.
integrifolium; Prairie Rosinweed, Entire-Leaved Rosinweed; C= 7; BSUH 16347, 16348.