Definition of Meadow salsify

1. Noun. Weedy European annual with yellow flowers; naturalized in United States.

Exact synonyms: Goatsbeard, Shepherd's Clock, Tragopogon Pratensis
Generic synonyms: Wild Flower, Wildflower
Group relationships: Genus Tragopogon, Tragopogon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadow Salsify

meadow goldenrod
meadow horsetail
meadow horsetails
meadow jumping mouse
meadow leek
meadow lily
meadow mouse
meadow muffin
meadow mushroom
meadow pea
meadow pipit
meadow pipits
meadow rue
meadow saffron
meadow salsify (current term)
meadow saxifrage
meadow spikemoss
meadow spittlebug
meadow vole

Literary usage of Meadow salsify

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1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... nat. in US meadow salsify, Buck's-beard, Go-to-bed-at-noon, Noon-flower, Noon-tide, Noonday-flower, Jack-by-the-hedge, Joseph's-flower, ..."

2. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The meadow salsify has flowers and fruits very much like those of the dandelion, but the leaves are all more grass-like in appearance. ..."

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