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- (countable, uncountable) Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Tragopogon, most of which have purple flowers.
- Tragopogon porrifolius, a plant with linear leaves; cultivated for its light-skinned edible root and herbal properties. Known in particular as "white salsify" among other common names
- (countable, uncountable) Scorzonera hispanica, a plant similar in flavor to T. porrifolius, with lanceolate leaves; cultivated for its dark-skinned edible root. Known in particular as "black salsify" among other common names
- (uncountable) The edible root of these plants.
- black salsify
- common salsify
- meadow salsify
- purple salsify
- Spanish salsify
- western salsify
- white salsify
- yellow salsify