dog fennel definition by Webster's New World
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- an annual weed (Anthemis cotula) of the composite family, having daisylike flower heads with white rays and yellow centers, and an offensive smell; mayweed
- ☆ a tall, annual weed (Eupatorium capillifolium) of the composite family, with finely divided leaves and a terminal cluster of tiny, rayless flower heads
- heath aster
dog fennel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A strong-smelling European weed (Anthemis cotula) naturalized in North America.
- A weedy plant (Eupatorium capillifolium) of the southeast United States, having pinnately divided leaves and long clusters of greenish flowers.