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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I can now proudly confirm that I can identify sow thistle, It would the sly little far more of the ladies could to ribwort plantine, archangel, mallow and hawksbeard but continue to struggle with Jackby-the-hedge and herb Robert.
Debi Schmid and Lise Hedegaard's Plants in Disguise: Features of Creatures in Flowers and Foliage (9780878426737, $15.00) covers twenty-one native plants with animal names and considers the animal features that inspired them, from the cattail to Hawksbeard and Mousetails.
In Louisiana, Dundee (1970) indicated that this species fed on hawksbeard, Crepis sp.
Clwyd West AM Darren Millar and his 13-year-old son Toby discovered the world's tallest hawksbeard plant in Kinmel Bay, North Wales, which stands at a staggering 6ft 6in.
Clwyd West AM Darren Millar and 13-year-old Toby discovered the world's tallest hawksbeard plant in Kinmel Bay.
White sweetclover (Melilotus albus) and narrowleaf hawksbeard (Crepis tectorum) seed germination after passing through moose.
(introduced) Compositae Chaenactis Nectar douglasii (Hook.) Compositae Rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus Nectar nauseous (Pall.) Compositae Rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus Nectar viscidiflorus (Hook.) Compositae Canada Cirsium LFP Thistle arvense (L.) (introduced) Compositae Canada Cirsium Nectar Thistle arvense (L.) introduced Compositae Thistle Cirsium Nectar canovirens (Rydb.) Compositae Thistle Cirsium Nectar undulatum (Nutt.) Compositae Hapertip Crepis Nectar Hawksbeard accuminata Nutt.
Other popular species were: mouse-ear hawkweed (Pilosella officinarum F.W.Schultz et Sch.Bip.), narrowleaf hawksbeard (Crepis tectorum L.) and goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea L.).
G Wardle may be interested to know that, in partnership with others, we are also developing reintroduction projects for corncrakes and cirl buntings (not birds of prey) and stinking hawksbeard (a rare plant).
Bud the Labrador, real name Headleyhope Hawksbeard, is named after the beer.
Forbs are broadleaf plants that don't have woody stems and include perennial plants such as arrowleaf balsamroot and tapertip hawksbeard.