Definition of saw-wort in English:
A plant of the daisy family, with purple flowers and serrated leaves, native to Eurasia and North Africa.
- Serratula tinctoria, family Compositae
- A rich diversity of plants thrive in the wet conditions at Greena Moor including bog pimpernel, marsh violet, saw-wort and abundant meadow thistle and devil's-bit scabious.
- Saw-wort is an attractive, medium to tall, thistle-like plant with wiry grooved stems and no spines.
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