Definition of Hairy tare
1. Noun. European vetch much cultivated as forage and cover crops.
Group relationships: Genus Vicia, Vicia
Generic synonyms: Tare
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairy Tare
Literary usage of Hairy tare
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1. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants by William Withering, William Macgillivray (1837)
"hairy tare. Clusters many-flowered : legumes hairy, smooth : flowers whitish or pale blue. Annual: flowers in June and July ; grows in fields and hedges ..."
2. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Other English names: Winter Vetch, hairy tare. Introduced. Annual or biennial. Propagates by seeds. Time of bloom: May to September. ..."
3. Plants of the Holy Land: With Their Fruits and Flowers, Beautifully by Henry Stafford Osborn (1861)
"The hairy tare, or hirsutum, has been known to overgrow the wheat-crop and entirely destroy it. ..."