dandelion


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Synonyms for dandelion

any of several herbs of the genus Taraxacum having long tap roots and deeply notched leaves and bright yellow flowers followed by fluffy seed balls

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I wish there were any likelihood of my soon seeing Primrose, Periwinkle, Dandelion, Sweet Fern, Clover Plantain, Huckleberry, Milkweed, Cowslip, Buttercup, Blue Eye, and Squash Blossom again.
When Sarah ate she set aside, with a sigh, the dish of dandelions with its crowning ovarious accompaniment.
Why, there's no W in dandelions," said Sarah, in surprise.
The babies are greatly distressed, and are digging a grave, and preparing funeral wreaths of dandelions.
One of them in a blue coat by himself, was busily hunting for dandelions.
Peter hid his dandelions, and accompanied the afflicted parent, who was all of a twitter.
The banks of the river grew lower, too, permitting them to see more of the country, and presently they discovered yellow buttercups and dandelions growing amongst the grass, from which evidence they knew they had reached the Winkie Country.
On both sides of the house was a big orchard, one of apple-trees and one of cherry-trees, also showered over with blossoms; and their grass was all sprinkled with dandelions.
Standing up thus against the large low moon, the daisies really seemed to be giant daisies, the dandelions to be giant dandelions.
How they ever grew up alive in that whirlpool of boys was a mystery to their grandma and aunts, but they flourished like dandelions in spring, and their rough nurses loved and served them well.
Her paths were already weedy; her pocket-handkerchief of a lawn was yellow with dandelions.
It seemed as if the spring weather had brought out all manner of tender things beside fresh grass and the first dandelions, for as she went down the street Polly kept seeing different phases of the sweet old story which she was trying to forget.
There's buttercups, and there's daisies, and there's'--the turnkey hesitated, being short of floral nomenclature--'there's dandelions, and all manner of games.
The Runaway Dandelion: Adventures in SustainAbility" is a modern fable about sustainable living, with a humble dandelion as its narrator and guru.
Evidence from ongoing research suggests honeybees like native and local species, including gorse, willow, hawthorn and dandelion, and gardeners may need to provide and manage "less glamorous" plants alongside those from around the world.