yellow bachelor's button

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow bachelor's button bog plant of pine barrens of southeastern United States having spikes of irregular yellow-orange flowers
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Usage

In literature:

Bachelor's buttons, yellow, 231.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
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In poetry:

Again my flower treasures I see in their prime:
Nancy-pretty, sweet Willy, white lilies and thyme,
Appleringy and spearmint—the old folk's delight—
With bachelor's buttons both yellow and white.
"Old Memories" by Janet Hamilton