hawkweed


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Related to hawkweed: Hawksbeard, yellow hawkweed, meadow hawkweed
  • noun

Words related to hawkweed

any of various plants of the genus Pilosella

any of numerous often hairy plants of the genus Hieracium having yellow or orange flowers that resemble the dandelion

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Carruth sees the hawkweed, the mink, the snake, the dead young woodcock evenly, holding the subject through its physical mutations: the barely and fully sentient, the harsh and the gentle, the quick and the dead, the hardy and the futile.
Mouse-ear hawkweed has been widely used since the Middle Ages (Chevallier, 2000).
Narrow-leaved hawkweed (Hieracium umbellatum), common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea), yarrow (Achillea millefolium), and oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) were classified under the sunflower family.
But native plant species are threatened by invasives such as hawkweed and spotted knapweed--an invader that could "raise havoc" in the park's sandy areas, according to Julie Van Stappen, a natural resources expert at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
In the book's final poem, "The Names of things," the speaker takes pleasure, during a morning walk, in identifying lupines and daisies, hawkweed and columbines, feldspar and vetch, but then begins to remember (as he walks home) the associations these names carry.
The effect of phenological stage on detectability of yellow hawkweed (Heiracium pratense) and oxeye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) with remote multispectral digital imagery.
Hawkweed, Fleabane, Ground Ivy, the charming Bluet.
Artist Rob Kesseler used an electron microscope which can magnify up to 50,000 times to picture the pine, corncockle, hawkweed and poppy - all on display at Kew Gardens, West London.
Makepeace W (1985) Growth, reproduction and production biology of mouse-ear and king devil hawkweed in eastern South Island, New Zealand.
Naegeli steered Mendel in the direction of the hawkweed, which proved to be a complicated and unfortunate experimental model.
I've solved the problem in part of my garden by letting the buttercups,daisies and hawkweed have their head.
They include hawkweed, a fuzzy-leaf plant in the sunflower family, and the endangered Santa Susana tarweed.
Barracks-like buildings near a train depot have been gutted; fire escapes and catwalks dangle from crumbling walls; ailan-thus, sumac, orange hawkweed, and yarrow grow out of the wrecked foundations.
Iar a'i chywion (Hieracium aurantiacum) ydi un enw ar y blodyn yma yn Gymraeg ac Orange Hawkweed neu Fox and Cubs yn Saesneg.
The Attenborough's hawkweed (Hieracium attenboroughianum) was found a decade ago in the Brecon Beacons, but it took 10 years of study and comparison with related species to make sure it was new.