hawksbeard

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hawks·beard

or hawk's beard  (hôks′bîrd′)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Crepis of the composite family that have several rayed, usually yellow flower heads on a branching stem.
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Seed was taken from nationally scarce species such as maiden pink, a member of the dianthus family, and the yellow-flowered northern hawk's beard.
Plants: stinking hawk's beard. red-tipped cudweed, broad-leaved cudweed, red hempnettle, small-flowered catchfly.