Definition of small fleabane in US English:

small fleabane

noun

  • Any of several plants of the family Asteraceae (Compositae); especially an annual European plant, Pulicaria vulgaris, with multiple, compact yellow flower heads on branched reddish stems, typically found on sandy, winter-flooded grazing land.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Johnson (d. 1644), apothecary and soldier.