: any of several goldenrods
especially : early goldenrod
sometimes plural but singular in construction
: any of several plant diseases characterized by yellowing of the upper foliage: such as
: a disease of alfalfa of undetermined cause characterized by a pronounced yellowing of the upper portions of affected plants
: a yellowing of alfalfa tops caused by the punctures of the potato leafhopper

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“Yellowtop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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