nipplewort

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nip·ple·wort

 (nĭp′əl-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
An annual plant (Lapsana communis) in the composite family, native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, having small yellow flower heads.

[From its former use in folk medicine to treat breast tumors.]

nipplewort

(ˈnɪpəlˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) an annual Eurasian plant, Lapsana communis, with pointed oval leaves and small yellow flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Nemoral species include Aegopodium podagraria L., Glechoma hederacea L., Lapsana communis L., Viola mirabilis L., and others.
61 Anthemis tinctoria 1 Anthriscus sylvestris 1 A triplex prostrata 2 2 Brassica campestris 5 9 Capsella bursa pastoris 1 Centaurea cyanus 2 3 Cerastium arvense 3 Cerastium holosteoides 15 Chelidonium majus 38 Chenopodium album 69 479 544 Chenopodium glaucum 7 Erodium cicutarium 1 Fallopia convolvulus 8 31 Fumaria officinalis 2 Galeopsis ladanum 1 Galeopsis tetrahit/speciosa 9 25 Galium aparine 39 Galium spurium 1 Geranium pusillum 4 Lamium album 1 Lamium purpureum 1 Lapsana communis 2 Polygonum aviculare 29 Polygonum lapathifolium 12 237 Polygonum sp.
sylvestris 1.2, Galeopsis tetrahit 1.1, Rumex obtusifolius 1.1, Galium aparine 2.2, Polygonum persicaria +, Agropyron repens 1.3, Eupatorium cannabinum +, Lapsana communis +, Chenopodium album +, Dipsacus fullonum +, Carduus crispus +.2, Sisymbrium officinale +, Arctium minus +, Bromus rigidus +, Convolvulus sepium 1.3, Cirsium arvense +, Bromus tectorum +, Stellaria media +, Bromus ramosus +, Carex muricata +.