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Noun: compass plant
  1. North American annual with red or rose-coloured flowers
    - prairie bird's-foot trefoil, prairie lotus, prairie trefoil, Lotus americanus
  2. Any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass
    - compass flower

Derived forms: compass plants

Type of: composite, composite plant, subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae

Encyclopedia: Compass plant