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Noun: Tragopogon porrifolius
  1. Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States
    - salsify, oyster plant, vegetable oyster

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Tragopogon, Tragopogon

Encyclopedia: Tragopogon porrifolius