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  • noun Plural form of ragwort.


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  • The ragworts are bright daisy-like yellow flowers, but have a much darker side.

    Plantwatch: a great year for wildflowers

  • All the willows and poplars have also winged seeds: so have the whole vast tribe of hawkweeds, groundsels, ragworts, thistles, fleabanes, cat's-ears, dandelions, and lettuces.

    Science in Arcady

  • The ragworts and the wild geraniums made a yellow and purple fretwork all around him, and the colour gave him a sense of keen gladness.

    The Romance of the Coast

  • As you tramp along the whistling stretches amid the blaze of the ragworts and the tender passing glances of the wild veronica, you can take in all their loveliness with the eye, while the brain goes on adding to your pleasure by recalling the music of the poets.

    The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions Joints In Our Social Armour


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