Definition of dyer's greenweed in US English:

dyer's greenweed


  • A bushy yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the pea family, which has become naturalized in North America. The flowers were formerly used to make a yellow or green dye.

    Genista tinctoria, family Leguminosae

    • ‘A visit to the reserve in the summer is recommended as this is when the grassland flowers are at their best, including dyer's greenweed, pepper-saxifrage, oxeye daisy and corky-fruited water-dropwort.’