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(Science: botany) An annual composite plant (senecio vulgaris) one of the most common, and widely distributed weeds on the globe.

Origin: oe. Grundswilie, as. Gpundeswylige, grundeswelge, earlier gundiswilge; gund matter, pus _ swelgan to swallow. So named as being good for a running from the eye. See swallow.

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Re: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?

... isolation as a consequence of adaptive divergence in Drosophila pseudoobscura." Evolution 43:1308–1311. Here's another with York Groundsel (Senecio eboracensis) The York groundsel is a natural hybrid between the common groundsel and the Oxford ragwort, which was introduced to ...

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New species since humans?

... example, Humans created the new genus Triticale by crossing rye and wheat. A natural hybridization occurred in the last 50 years between common groundsel and the Oxford ragwort in England. New species of Cichlid fishes evolved in lakes in East Africa in the last 300,000 years.

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