small-seeded false flax

noun

Definition of small-seeded false flax

: a weedy annual European false flax (Camelina microcarpa) that is a widely naturalized North American weed, is similar to but generally smaller than gold of pleasure, and has been implicated in livestock poisoning when excessive amounts of the seed are present in feed

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“Small-seeded false flax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/small-seeded%20false%20flax. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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