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Noun: fleabane  'flee,beyn
  1. Hairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers reputed to destroy or drive away fleas
    - feabane mullet, Pulicaria dysenterica
  2. Any of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron having daisylike flowers; formerly believed to repel fleas
  3. Common North American weed with linear leaves and small discoid heads of yellowish flowers; widely naturalized throughout temperate regions; sometimes placed in genus Erigeron
    - horseweed, Canadian fleabane, Conyza canadensis, Erigeron canadensis

Derived forms: fleabanes

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, weed, wild flower, wildflower

Part of: Conyza, Erigeron, genus Conyza, genus Erigeron, genus Pulicaria, Pulicaria

Encyclopedia: Fleabane