Definitions for oxeye daisy
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a composite plant, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, having flowers with white rays and a yellow disk.
Origin of oxeye daisy:
oxeye daisy, Leucanthemum maximum, Chrysanthemum maximum(noun)
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oxeye daisy, ox-eyed daisy, marguerite, moon daisy, white daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum(noun)
tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum
A widespread flowering plant native to Europe and temperate regions of Asia, Leucanthemum vulgare.
Leucanthemum vulgare, the oxeye daisy, is a widespread flowering plant native to Europe and the temperate regions of Asia. It is one of a number of Asteraceae family plants to be called a 'daisy,' and has the vernacular names common daisy, dog daisy, moon daisy, and ox-eye daisy. Leucanthemum vulgare is a typical grassland perennial wildflower, growing in a variety of plant communities including meadows and fields, under scrub and open-canopy forests, and in disturbed areas. Leucanthemum is from the Ancient Greek λευκός and ἄνθεμον.
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