/ (ˈhɔːkˌbɪt) /
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any of three composite perennial plants of the genus Leontodon, with yellow dandelion-like flowers and lobed leaves in a rosette, erect or prostrate: found in grassland
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Word Origin for hawkbit
C18: from hawk (weed) + (devil's) bit
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Equally abundant is the Autumnal Hawkbit (Leontodon autumnalis), which is also found in pastures.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux