Definition of Hieracium

1. Noun. Large genus of perennial hairy herbs of Europe to western Asia to northwestern Africa and North America; few are ornamental; often considered congeneric with Pilosella.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Hieracium

Hicking
Hicklin
Hickling
Hickock
Hicks
Hicksite
Hicksites
Hickson
Hicksville
Hicksvilles
Hidalgo
Hidatsa
Hideki Yukawa
Hideyo Noguchi
Hidimba
Hieracium (current term)
Hieracium aurantiacum
Hieracium pilocella
Hieracium praealtum
Hieracium venosum
Hieronymite
Hieronymites
Hieronymus
Hieronymus Bosch
Higgens
Higgin
Higgins
Higginson
Higgitt
Higgon

Literary usage of Hieracium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"Round-leav'd rough Hawkweed, with a tall Stalk. 17. Hieracium ... Suc- cory-leav'd mountain Hawkweed. 23. Hieracium maximum, chon- ..."

2. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1810)
"Hieracium dubium. Linn. Sp. PI. 1125. SOT. Fl. Brit. 828. TV. of Linn. Soc. v. 9. 226. Huds. 344. With. 684. Hull. cd. 2. 230. H. Auricula. Fl. Dan. t. ..."

3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1908)
"For the last three or four years I have noticed a Hieracium of rather unfamiliar appearance growing in a field near Norwood Cove, at Southwest Harbor, ..."

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