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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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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.
DIFFICULT-TO-CONTROL BROADLEAF WEEDS -- Knotweed -- Oxeye daisy -- Ground ivy (creeping charlie) -- Mallow -- Veronica (speedwell) -- Pineappleweed -- Red sorrel -- Wild garlic -- Spurge -- Wild onion -- Oxalis -- Mugwort -- Others: -- Violet Recommendations: (herbicide, rate, reapplication often necessary, etc.
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.
Wildflowers include yellow star-of-Bethlehem, frog orchid, fly orchid, broad-leaved helleborus, speedwell, cow parsley, forget-me-not, oxeye daisy, wild carrot, coltsfoot, cowslip, primrose, wild garlic, common mouse-ear, green-winged orchids, and buttercups.
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.
The sea oxeye daisy, Borrichia frutescens (Asteraceae), is a clonal rhizomatous shrub, usually [less than]1 m in height, that is found in the intertidal region of these salt marshes (Stiling 1994).
During the period that most penultimate females approach their final molt (mid-June to early July), oxeye daisy Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, red clover Trifolium pratense and hawkweed Hieracium pratense are among the most common species in flower.
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.
After just one year of tests involving mixing in quality compost from green and food waste, the WRAP Cymru project restoration area has shown dramatic improvement over previous restoration works and has harvested grassland and plants including cowslip, oxeye daisies and wild carrot.