Definition of Greater knapweed
1. Noun. Tall European perennial having purple flower heads.
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Literary usage of Greater knapweed
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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1790)
"The greater knapweed grows throughout England, more rarely in Scotland, in the borders of fields, in meadows, by road-fides, ..."
2. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1837)
"Centaurea scabiosa, greater knapweed; border of a wheat-field at Perry Barr. Carduus nutans-, Musk Thistle ; banks at Aston and ..."
3. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants by William Withering, William Macgillivray (1837)
"greater knapweed. Scales of the calyx egg-shaped, fringed, somewhat downy; leaves pinnatifid, with lance-shaped, acute segments ..."
4. The History of the County of Derby by Stephen Glover (1829)
"... pastures, P. July to August, purple Cyanus, bachelor's buttons, blue bottle, knapweed, hurt sickle or cornflower, Scabiosa, greater knapweed, ..."