Tragopogon pratensis
Goat's beard Goat's beard, goatsbeard goatsbeard . (Bot.), A weedy European annual with yellow flowers, of the genus {Tragopogon}; -- so named from the long silky beard of the seeds. One species is the {salsify} or {oyster plant}; it is naturalized in US.

Syn: meadow salsify, shepherd's clock, {Tragopogon pratensis}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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