from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A North American plant (Hieracium venosum) having basal leaves with reddish-purple veins and yellow flower heads borne in open corymbose panicles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a plant of the composite genus Hieracium (Hieracium venosum); -- probably so named from its spotted leaves. See also Snakeroot.
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- n. a hawkweed with a rosette of purple-veined basal leaves; Canada to northern Georgia and Kentucky
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