snow-in-summer love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woolly, white, mat-forming perennial herb (Cerastium tomentosum) native to Italy and widely cultivated in rock gardens for its showy white flowers with notched petals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A garden name of Cerastium tomentosum. See snow-in-harvest.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers
  • n. annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milk

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