butterweed vs ragwort what difference

what is difference between butterweed and ragwort

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

butter +‎ weed

Noun

butterweed (plural butterweeds)

  1. Any of various herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Conyza.

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English

Etymology

From rag (referring to the ragged leaves) +‎ wort.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹaɡwəːt/

Noun

ragwort (countable and uncountable, plural ragworts)

  1. Any of a number of wild flowering plants with yellow flowers in the family Asteraceae, mostly belonging to Senecio and related genera.
    • 1653, Nicholas Culpeper, The English Physician Enlarged, Folio Society 2007, p. 237:
      Ragwort is under the command of dame Venus, and cleanses, digests and discusses.

Derived terms

  • golden ragwort (Packera aurea)
  • woolly ragwort

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Further reading

  • Ragwort (disambiguation) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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