nipplewort


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nipplewort

nipplewort

Another deviation away from the dandelion family, with wider broader leaves. Edible.
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It will take so long because workers must return to pluck missed vines, new growth, and secondary waves of invasive weeds, such as nipplewort and herb Robert (aka "stinky Bob"), that sprout in newly cleared areas.
Both "The Flower Master" and "Sheltered Garden" eroticize their landscapes; the students in the contemporary poem, for instance, "stroke gently the necks of daffodils/and make them throw their heads back to the sun," and collect plants with suggestive names like "sweet/sultan, dainty nipplewort." McGuckian's "sea-fans with sea-lavender" invoke H.D.'s many sea flowers, and both poems suggest an autumnal mood, H.D.
He amused guests with some of the flowers' names, which included nipplewort, swine's succory and Spanish catchfly.
The 'wort' part of a plant's name indicates that is was once well-known for its medicinal qualities - plants such as woundwort, milkwort, and nipplewort, for example.