Yellow starwort
Starwort Star"wort` (st[aum]r"w[^u]rt`), n. (Bot.) (a) Any plant of the genus {Aster}. See {Aster}. (b) A small plant of the genus {Stellaria}, having star-shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

{Water starwort}, an aquatic plant ({Callitriche verna}) having some resemblance to chickweed.

{Yellow starwort}, a plant of the genus {Inula}; elecampane. [1913 Webster]


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