hawkweed

noun
hawk·​weed | \ ˈhȯk-ˌwēd How to pronounce hawkweed (audio) \

Definition of hawkweed

: any of a genus (Hieracium) of perennial often apomictic composite herbs having usually yellow flowers — compare orange hawkweed

First Known Use of hawkweed

1562, in the meaning defined above

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“Hawkweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawkweed. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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