Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of hawkweed, Hieracium præaltum, recently introduced from Europe, and becoming a serious pest to farmers. It forms a continuous mat of pale-green leaves, lying flat on the ground and preventing any other form of vegetation from taking root.
L. F. Ward, Botanical Gazette, XIV. 14.
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