tansy ragwort
noun Date: circa 1900 an Old World yellow-flowered senecio (Senecio jacobaea) that is naturalized in North America and is toxic to livestock

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  • tansy ragwort — noun widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity • Syn: ↑ragwort, ↑ragweed, ↑benweed, ↑Senecio jacobaea • Hypernyms: ↑weed • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tansy ragwort — pievinė žilė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Senecio jacobaea), paplitęs Europoje, šiaurės Afrikoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Senecio jacobaea angl. St. James wort; tansy ragwort… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tansy ragwort — a European composite plant, Senecio jacobaea, naturalized in North America, having numerous yellow flowers. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • tansy ragwort — tan′sy rag′wort n. pln a European composite plant, Senecia jacobaea, naturalized in North America poisonous to cattle …   From formal English to slang

  • Ragwort (disambiguation) — Ragwort may refer to a number of plant species:*Certain members of the genus Senecio (ragworts and groundsels) including: ** Senecio ampullaceus , Texas ragwort ** Senecio aquaticus or Jacobaea aquatica , water ragwort, marsh ragwort ** Senecio… …   Wikipedia

  • Tansy — Not be confused with tansy ragwort or tansy mustard. For the 1921 British film, see Tansy (film). Tansy Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • ragwort — noun Date: 14th century any of several senecios; especially tansy ragwort …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jacobaea vulgaris — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Senecio jacobaea — ID 77400 Symbol Key SEJA Common Name stinking willie Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MT, NJ, NY, OR, PA, WA, WY Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Senecio — Taxobox image width = 260px image caption = Senecio vulgaris , an illustration from 1885. regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids II ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae… …   Wikipedia

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