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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The oxeye daisy, Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum.


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  • Rennie Airth's really good murder mystery, River of Darkness, has Madden remember "the pale gleam of moonpennies by the roadside. . . ." I never would have guessed they were flowers: common name oxeye daisy, aka Leucanthemum vulgare.

    October 27, 2012