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Related to snow-in-summer: snow on the mountain
A mat-forming perennial herb (Cerastium tomentosum) native to Europe and widely cultivated for its silvery leaves and white flowers.
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(Plants) another name for dusty miller1
[C19: so called from the appearance of its flowers]
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|Noun||1.||snow-in-summer - annual spurge of western United States having showy white-bracted flower clusters and very poisonous milk|
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
|2.||snow-in-summer - chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers|
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