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A hybrid daisy (Leucanthemum ×superbum) having large flower heads with white rays and a yellow center.
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(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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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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|Noun||1.||shasta 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
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