Meaning of wood betony

wood' bet"ony

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the betony, Stachys officinalis.
  2. a hairy lousewort, Pedicularis canadensis, native to eastern North America, having deeply lobed leaves and a dense cluster of yellow or red tubular flowers.
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