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oxeye,

name for several plants, e.g., the oxeye daisydaisy
[O.E.,=day's eye], name for several common wildflowers of the family Asteraceae (aster family). The daisy of literature, the true daisy, is Bellis perennis, called in the United States English daisy.
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 and black-eyed Susanblack-eyed Susan
or yellow daisy,
North American daisylike wildflower (Rudbeckia hirta) of the family Asteraceae (aster family) with yellow rays and a dark brown center. It is a weedy biennial or annual and grows in dry places.
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, but particularly for two genera: Heliopsis, native to North America, and Buphthalmum, native to Europe and W Asia but cultivated elsewhere. Both are perennials of the family Asteraceae (asteraster
[Gr.,=star], common name for the Asteraceae (Compositae), the aster family, in North America, name for plants of the genus Aster, sometimes called wild asters, and for a related plant more correctly called China aster (Callistephus chinensis
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 family) and are grown as ornamentals for their showy yellow heads. Oxeyes are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Asterales, family Asteraceae.

bull’s-eye

bull’s-eye, 2
1. A figure or ornament of concentric bands.
2. A round or oval aperture, open, louvered, or glazed; an oculus or oeil-de-boeuf
3. The enclosure of such an aperture, a double-arched frame with two or four key voussoirs.
4. A circular aperture in a masonry wall; usually formed by voussoirs or tapered bricks.

gib

1. A steel strap used to clasp two members together.
2. Same as gib or jib door.

oxeye window, oxeye

Same as bull’s-eye window.

oxeye

symbol of long-suffering composure. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
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Species from the same 4 genera are found on Asphondylia borrichiae that uses sea oxeye daisy Borrichia fructescens along Florida's Gulf Coast (Stiling et al.
Look about you at the brown-eyed Susan, oxeye daisy, Queen Anne's lace, feverfew, devil's paintbrush, New England asters and dozens of kinds of goldenrod seemingly growing without a care in field and meadow.
They were there to help the Parks Service lay specially developed turf full of wild flower seeds, including cowslips, buttercups, red campion and oxeye daisies, in Roath Park.
They were there to help the parks service lay specially-developed turf full of wildflower seeds, including cowslips, buttercups, red campion and oxeye daisies, in Roath Park.
This year, the wild flower meadows in the pond field look stunning with Meadow buttercups, Oxeye daisies, orchids and yellow rattle.
Dusty, a nickname hailing back from his hurling days, had his first winner when Oxeye Daisy landed a Lady's Bumper at Killarney and has never looked back from then.
Oxeye daisy and black knapweed grow in the wildflower areas and you can find greater burnet, ragged robin and yellow rattle in the meadow.
Foxes, raccoons, salamanders and beavers peek out from oxeye daisies and cattails, all by youngsters working under the watchful eye of professional artist Susan Applegate.
Along the coast, sea oxeye (Borrichia frutescens) becomes a strong subdominant.
The free seeds include Cornflower, Field Poppy, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Oxeye Daisy and Wild Red Clover and will add a fantastic array of vibrant colour to your garden.
The show displayed thousands of spring and seasonal flowers including tulip lust, daffodils, oxeye daisies, dianthuses, thymes oxeye daisies, daylilies, dianthuses, pink evening primroses azaleas, irises, rose mallows, shamrocks, hyacinths, snowflakes, violets, cornflowers, columbine, lotus, marigold, rose, bougainvillea, orchid, pansy, phalaenopsis, rudbeckia fulgida, grape hyacinths, cernedia, buttercup, daisy and many others.