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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Agenus of composite plants of the liguliflorous tribe Cichoriaceæ, type of the subtribe Lapsaneæ, having a glabrous involucre and naked receptacle, oblong, somewhat compressed, many-ribbed achenes, small, loosely panicled heads, and yellow corollas.

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    April 11, 2011

  • Indeed. Long-peduncled.

    Long, long-peduncled.

    April 11, 2011

  • According to the Century Dictionary, these plants have "a glabrous involucre and naked receptacle, oblong, somewhat compressed, many-ribbed achenes, small, loosely panicled heads, and yellow corollas."

    April 11, 2011