A flowering plant for the genus Picris, specially Picris echioides, the bristly oxtongue.
A widespread European weed (Picris echioides previously Helminthia echioides) with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellowish flowers. Title is put on a few flowers, through the form and roughness of their leaves; as, Anchusa officinalis, a kind of bugloss, and Helminthia echioides, both European herbs. It's been naturalized into the U. S.
The tongue of an ox.
One of several plants with rough tongue-shaped leaves, specifically Picris (Helminthia) echioides, and also the alkanet, Anchusa officinalis. Compare bugloss.
A name often provided to the anlace, braquemart, and similar short broadswords.
extensive European weed with spiny tongue-shaped leaves and yellow flowers; naturalized in usa