from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of North American liguliflorous composite plants, of the tribe Cichoriaceæ, subtribe Hyoserideæ with yellow flowers, usually on leafless scapes, a few-bracted involucre, many-ribbed achenes, and pappus of 5 to 8 small chaffy scales, alternating with as many bristles.

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  • noun any small branched yellow-flowered North American herb of the genus Krigia


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