One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- another term for ox-eye daisy
- ‘The moon daisy, or ox eye daisy, flowers in early summer, and attracts some of the early summer butterflies to its nectar.’
- ‘June must be the month of the moon daisy, traditionally thought to flower on mid summer's day.’
- ‘Oxeye daisy - sometimes called moon daisy, marguerite or dog daisy - is a perennial commonly found in meadows, chalk downland and other sunny grassland sites.’
- ‘Common daisies close their flowers at night, I think that the moon daisy, ox-eye daisy or Marguerite does not, and this may be one reason why it has acquired its name.’
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