oxeye daisy


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And there is the hill, surrounded by quiet little glacial lakes lined with cedars and oxeye daisies. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin's highest point - Timm's Hill - is a quiet escape away from everything," 5 July 2018 Flowers like oxeye daisies, red clovers, poppies, and wild carrots can serve as all-natural pesticides by attracting useful insects to your garden, according to Modern Farmer. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "How Wildflowers Can Help Control Pests In Your Garden," 6 Feb. 2018

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1731, in the meaning defined above

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