a plant, Frasera speciosa, of the gentian family, native to the northwestern U.S., having open clusters of purple-spotted, greenish-white flowers that blend in with its leaves.
[green-strip] /ˈgrinˌstrɪp/ noun 1. any vegetation that does not burn easily, left uncut or planted along a roadway or waterway, usually to prevent wildfires.
/ˈɡriːnˌstʌf/ noun 1. green vegetables, such as cabbage or lettuce
noun, Slang. 1. paper money.
plural noun 1. a group of green or brown bacteria of the families Chlorobiaceae and Chloroflexaceae that occur in aquatic sediments, sulfur springs, and hot springs and that utilize reduced sulfur compounds instead of oxygen.