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Definition 1: hairy perennial Eurasian herb with yellow daisylike flowers reputed to destroy or drive away fleas - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for fleabane in the sense of this definition

(fleabane is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a member of fleabane) genus of temperate Old World herbs: fleabane

Definition 2: any of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron having daisylike flowers; formerly believed to repel fleas - [noun denoting plant]

(fleabane is a kind of ...) wild or uncultivated flowering plant

(... is a kind of fleabane ) common perennial of eastern North America having flowers with usually violet-purple rays

(... is a kind of fleabane ) especially pretty plant having a delicate fringe of threadlike rays around flower heads having very slender white or pink rays; United States and Canada

(... is a kind of fleabane ) slightly succulent perennial with basal leaves and hairy sticky stems each bearing a solitary flower head with narrow pink or lavender rays; coastal bluffs Oregon to southern California

(... is a kind of fleabane ) well-branched plant with hairy leaves and stems each with a solitary flower head with narrow white or pink or lavender rays; western North America

(... is a kind of fleabane ) mat-forming herb of Turkestan with nearly double orange-yellow flowers

(... is a kind of fleabane ) widely naturalized white-flowered North American herb

(... is a kind of fleabane ) widespread weed with pale purple-blue flowers

(... is a kind of fleabane ) plant having branching leafy stems each branch with an especially showy solitary flower head with many narrow pink or lavender or white rays; northwestern United States mountains

(... is a member of fleabane) cosmopolitan genus of usually perennial herbs with flowers that resemble asters; leaves occasionally (especially formerly) used medicinally

Definition 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for fleabane in the sense of this definition

(fleabane is a kind of ...) any plant that crowds out cultivated plants

(... is a member of fleabane) common American weed or wildflower

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