scorzonera

Definitions of scorzonera
  1. noun
    perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
    synonyms: Scorzonera hispanica, black salsify, viper's grass
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    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
  2. noun
    long black salsify
    synonyms: black salsify
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    type of:
    salsify
    either of two long roots eaten cooked
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