bachelor's-buttons

bachelor's-buttons
bachelor's-buttˈons noun
1. A double-flowered yellow or white buttercup
2. Also applied to double feverfew, species of Centaurea, and many other plants
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  • Achillea — Taxobox name = Yarrow image width = 200px image caption = Yarrow ( Achillea millefolium ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae subfamilia = Asteroideae tribus = Anthemideae genus …   Wikipedia

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