trumpet weed

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n trumpet weed North American herb having whorled leaves and terminal clusters of flowers spotted with purple
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Usage

In literature:

Here they were hidden and shaded by the broad-leaved horse and trumpet weeds in the fence-row.
"The Graysons" by Edward Eggleston
Ironweed of royal purple, maroon-shot, mingles in illogical harmony with the blue vervain and magenta trumpet-weeds.
"Minstrel Weather" by Marian Storm
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In news:

Sacramento City Hall is trumpeting a new way to weed out waste, fraud and abuse – a whistle- blower hotline.
Sacramento City Hall is trumpeting a new way to weed out waste, fraud and abuse – a whistle-blower hotline.
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