loco weed


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loco weed

[′lō·kō ‚wēd]
(botany)
Any species of Astragalus containing selenium taken up from the soil.
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Woolly loco weed, Texas loco weed, Purple loco weed (RR).
It is reported that the Mexican Marihuano or loco weed (astragalus hornu [sic]) is being feared and fought by the California Board of Pharmacy as an enemy no less dreadful than opium or cocaine.
Late spring visitors will see green (and later, golden) grasses waving in the lake breeze, with sego lilies, purplish loco weeds, bluebells, and mustard on view.