Definition of Lesser knapweed
1. Noun. A weedy perennial with tough wiry stems and purple flowers; native to Europe but widely naturalized.
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Literary usage of Lesser knapweed
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1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1814)
"2. t. 41. Siberia, Russ.1806 — Fl. dun. t. 520. Austria,Switz.l633 vi-\. Bauh. hist. 3. p. 29. S. of France. 1727 vü-J. lesser Knapweed.Eng/, bot. t. 278. ..."
2. An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest Improvements of by William Withering (1830)
"The Rev. Hugh Davies also distinguishes another var. with a divided downy leaf ; among gorse on Tower-hill farm, Anglesey. E.) BLACK or lesser knapweed. ..."
3. Flora Glottiana: A Catalogue of the Indigenous Plants on the Banks of the by Thomas Hopkirk (1813)
"C. Black, or Lesser, Knapweed. Perennial. June—August. In pastures and on road sides, common. It is sometimes found with white flowers. Cyanus. ..."