n.1.(Bot.) A kind of campion; according to Gerarde, the Lychnis Flos-cuculi.
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But you must wear pink, my dear; that blue thing as your aunt Glegg gave you turns you into a crowflower.
Purple daisy, carnation, columbine, marigold, pansy, violets, daffodil, myrtle, lily-of-the-valley, poppy, crowflower (similar to buttercups), hyssop, mallow, pink, primrose, honeysuckle, myrtle, lily
There is a Willow growes ascaunt the Brooke That showes his horry leaues in the glassy streame, Therewith fantastique garlands did she make Of Crowflowers, Nettles, Daises, and long Purples That liberall Shepheards giue a grosser name, But our cull-cold maydes doe dead mens fingers call them.