goat's rue

Definitions of goat's rue
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n perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone

Synonyms:
Tephrosia virginiana, catgut, wild sweet pea
Type of:
hoary pea
a plant of the genus Tephrosia having pinnate leaves and white or purplish flowers and flat hairy pods

n tall bushy European perennial grown for its pinnate foliage and slender spikes of blue flowers; sometimes used medicinally

Synonyms:
Galega officinalis, goat rue
Type of:
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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