joe-pye weedjoe-pye weed
any of a number of perennial American plants (genus Eupatorium) of the composite family, with whorled leaves and clusters of rayless, pinkish or purple flower heads
Origin of joe-pye weedfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps the name of an Indian doctor said to have used the plant as medicine
Any of several tall North American plants of the genus Eupatorium of the composite family, having whorled leaves and clusters of small pinkish or purplish flower heads.
Origin of joe-pye weedOrigin unknown