golden ragwort

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n golden ragwort weedy herb of the eastern United States to Texas having golden-yellow flowers; sometimes becomes invasive; sometimes placed in genus Senecio
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Golden ragwort a North American plant
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Rag, and A.S. wyrt, a plant.

Usage

In literature:

Bluebells and golden ragwort fringed the hedge-rows.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
The sheaf of golden ragwort will be like a wand, and you'll still have the spell of fairyland in your face.
"The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
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In news:

Golden ragwort ( Packera aurea ) is yellow too.
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