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Noun: scorzonera  ,skor-zu'neer-u
  1. Perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
    - black salsify, viper's grass, Scorzonera hispanica
  2. Long black salsify
    - black salsify

Derived forms: scorzoneras

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, salsify

Part of: genus Scorzonera

Encyclopedia: Scorzonera