orange hawk weed

orange hawkweed

noun
a European composite plant, Hieracium aurantiacum, having orange, dandelionlike flowers, growing as a weed, especially in eastern North America.
Also called devil's paintbrush.


Origin:
1895–1900

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orange hawkweed

noun
European hawkweed having flower heads with bright orange-red rays; a troublesome weed especially as naturalized in northeastern North America; sometimes placed in genus Hieracium 
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