cat's-ear

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Related to Catsear: Hypochaeris radicata, False dandelion

cat's-ear

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(Plants) any of various European plants of the genus Hypochoeris, esp H. radicata, having dandelion-like heads of yellow flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Noun1.cat's-ear - any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having flowers with petals shaped like cat's ears
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
Calochortus, genus Calochortus - large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs
2.cat's-ear - European weed widely naturalized in North America having yellow flower heads and leaves resembling a cat's ears
genus Hypochaeris, genus Hypochoeris, Hypochaeris, Hypochoeris - widely distributed genus of herbs with milky juice; includes some cosmopolitan weeds
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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The False Dandelion: Also known as flatweed and catsear, this weed is very similar to its counterpart, the dandelion.