hypochaeris radicata


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

gosmore \gosmore\ n. (Bot.)
   A European weed (Hypochaeris radicata) widely naturalized
   in North America having yellow flower heads and leaves
   resembling a cat's ears.

   Syn: cat's-ear, cat's ear, California dandelion, capeweed,
        Hypochaeris radicata.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

capeweed \cape"weed\ n.
   1. a European weed (Hypochaeris radicata) widely
      naturalized in North America, having yellow flower heads
      and leaves resembling a cat's ears.

   Syn: cat's-ear, cat's ear, California dandelion, gosmore.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   2. [Cape, from the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa + weed.] a
      type of low-growing, creeping plant ({Arctotheca
      calendulaceae}), used as a ground cover in warm climates.
      --RHUD
      [PJC]
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