hawk's-beard


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hawk's-beard

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(Plants) any plant of the genus Crepis, having a ring of fine hairs surrounding the fruit and clusters of small dandelion-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Noun1.hawk's-beard - any of various plants of the genus Crepis having loose heads of yellow flowers on top of a long branched leafy stem; northern hemisphere
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Crepis, genus Crepis - hawk's-beard; cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere
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"Wild garlic, wood anemone, also marsh hawk's-beard - this here was the first find for the Moscow region.
The sand lizard, large blue butterfly, osprey and stinking hawk's-beard plant complete the set, illustrated by Wiltshire-based artist Tanya Achilleos Lock.
The park invited experts from The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew's Millennium Seed Bank scheme to visit Cheviot Valley and spend three days collecting 14 species of wildflower seeds from characteristic species of the region, such as Maiden Pink and Northern Hawk's-beard.