Definition of devil's paintbrush in English:
A deep orange European hawkweed, which has become naturalized in North America.
- Hieracium aurantiacum, family Compositae
- Early New England farmers called it the Devil's Paintbrush possibly from the reddish orange colour.
- You didn't mention where you were located, but in Eastern Canada our soil is very acid, favouring plants like strawberries and 'Devil's Paintbrush'.
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