daisy fleabane


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Related to daisy fleabane: Erigeron annuus

daisy fleabane

n.
An eastern North American weed (Erigeron annuus) in the composite family, naturalized in Europe and having white to bluish flower heads grouped in corymblike panicles.
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Noun1.daisy fleabane - widely naturalized white-flowered North American herbdaisy fleabane - widely naturalized white-flowered North American herb
fleabane - any of several North American plants of the genus Erigeron having daisylike flowers; formerly believed to repel fleas
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Girault (1907; Vaurie (1948); Wildermuth & Gates (1920) Ox-eye daisy (Chrysanthemum Wildermuth & Gates (1920) leucanthemum) Thistle (Cnicus (=Cirsium) Vaurie (1948) altissimus) Canadian fleabane (Erigeron Vaurie (1948) canadense) Daisy fleabane (Erigeron ramosus Vaurie (1948) or E.
For example, two stanzas from "Lost": "He has the shape of leaves and clouds / In his footprint / the shape of seasons reflected in a puddle // Sometimes, someone will walk in / a badly inflamed knee joint--/ to the suburbs near an old rail / above the overwhelmed daisy fleabanes / to meet another him.