American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Scabious Sentence Examples
In the American button-bush the heads are globular, in some species of teazel elliptical, while in scabious and in composite plants, as sunflower, dandelion, thistle, centaury and marigold, they are somewhat hemispherical, with a flattened, slightly hollowed, or convex disk.
Contracted or shortened form(Capitulum), Daisy,Dandelion, Scabious.
Some such as fairy flax, devil's bit scabious and sneezewort are due to seed introductions.