Senecio hieracifolius
Hawkweed Hawk"weed` (-w[=e]d`), n. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Hieracium}; -- so called from the ancient belief that birds of prey used its juice to strengthen their vision. (b) A plant of the genus {Senecio} ({Senecio hieracifolius}). --Loudon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hawkweed — Hawk weed ( w[=e]d ), n. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus {Hieracium}; so called from the ancient belief that birds of prey used its juice to strengthen their vision. (b) A plant of the genus {Senecio} ({Senecio hieracifolius}). Loudon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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