orange hawkweed

noun

Definition of orange hawkweed

: a European hawkweed (Hieracium aurantiacum) that has flower heads with bright orange-red rays and is a troublesome weed especially in northeastern North America

First Known Use of orange hawkweed

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Orange hawkweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orange%20hawkweed. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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