HyperDic: fleabane

English > 3 senses of the word fleabane:
NOUNplantfleabane, feabane mullet, Pulicaria dysentericahairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers reputed to destroy or drive away fleas
plantfleabaneany of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron having daisylike flowers
plantfleabane, horseweed, Canadian fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensiscommon North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers
English > fleabane: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaninghairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers reputed to destroy or drive away fleas.
Synonymsfeabane mullet, Pulicaria dysenterica
Member ofPulicaria, genus Pulicariagenus of temperate Old World herbs
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
English > fleabane: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron having daisylike flowers; formerly believed to repel fleas.
Member ofErigeron, genus Erigeroncosmopolitan genus of usually perennial herbs with flowers that resemble asters
NarrowerPhiladelphia fleabane, Erigeron philadelphicusespecially pretty plant having a delicate fringe of threadlike rays around flower heads having very slender white or pink rays
blue fleabane, Erigeron acerwidespread weed with pale purple-blue flowers
daisy fleabane, Erigeron annuusWidely naturalized white-flowered North American herb
orange daisy, orange fleabane, Erigeron aurantiacusmat-forming herb of Turkestan with nearly double orange-yellow flowers
robin's plantain, Erigeron pulchellusCommon perennial of eastern North America having flowers with usually violet-purple rays
seaside daisy, beach aster, Erigeron glaucousslightly succulent perennial with basal leaves and hairy sticky stems each bearing a solitary flower head with narrow pink or lavender rays
showy daisy, Erigeron speciosusplant having branching leafy stems each branch with an especially showy solitary flower head with many narrow pink or lavender or white rays
spreading fleabane, Erigeron divergenswell-branched plant with hairy leaves and stems each with a solitary flower head with narrow white or pink or lavender rays
Broaderwildflower, wild flowerwild or uncultivated flowering plant
English > fleabane: 3 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningCommon North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron.
Synonymshorseweed, Canadian fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensis
Member ofConyza, genus ConyzaCommon American weed or wildflower
BroaderweedAny plant that crowds out cultivated plants
SpanishErigeron canadensis

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