Definition of nipplewort in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈnɪp(ə)lwəːt


  • A yellow-flowered European plant of the daisy family, growing in woods and waste places.
    • Lapsana communis, family Compositae
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    • When nipplewort occurs in the hedge bottom, plants are often found spreading into the arable field.
    • Young tortoises are fed mainly dandelions, nipplewort, sowthistle, clover and lettuce.
    • A fairly common garden weed, nipplewort will maintain itself in the garden so long as it is given some disturbed soil in which to self-sow.

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