cup plant n.
A coarse perennial herb (Silphium perfoliatum) in the composite family, native to the central and southeast United States and having showy radiate flower heads of yellow flowers and opposite leaves whose bases fuse to form a cup around the stem.

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Universalium. 2010.

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