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Shasta daisy

n.
A hybrid daisy (Leucanthemum ×superbum) having large flower heads with white rays and a yellow center.

[After MountShasta.]
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Shasta daisy

(ˈʃæstə)
n
(Plants) a Pyrenean plant, Chrysanthemum maximum, widely cultivated for its large white daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
[named after Mount Shasta in California]
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Shas′ta dai′sy


n.
any horticultural variety of the composite plant Chrysanthemummaximum, having large daisylike flowers.
[1890–95, Amer.; after Mt. Shasta or the Shasta Indians of N California]
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Noun1.Shasta daisy - hybrid garden flower derived from Chrysanthemum maximum and Chrysanthemum lacustre having large white flower heads resembling oxeye daisiesshasta daisy - hybrid garden flower derived from Chrysanthemum maximum and Chrysanthemum lacustre having large white flower heads resembling oxeye daisies; often placed in the genus Chrysanthemum
composite plant, composite - considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
genus Leucanthemum, Leucanthemum - comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum
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