Definition of hawkbit in English:
A Eurasian plant of the daisy family which resembles a dandelion, with a rosette of leaves and yellow flowers.
- Genus Leontodon, family Compositae
- But dandelions have unbranched scapes, whereas autumnal hawkbit has usually branched scapes and two or more flower-heads.
- Other members of the hawkweed group include Common Cat's ear; there are also many hawkbits and hawksbeards, all of which have dandelion-like flowers.
- When comparing the relative length and width of hawkbit and catsear leaves, catsear leaves tends to be wider than hawkbit leaves.
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