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A North American plant of the daisy family that has flowers with conelike disks that appear to consist of soft spines.
- ‘The beds burst at the seams with summer phlox, Shasta daisies, coneflowers, and 75 varieties of daylilies.’
- ‘All nine species of coneflowers are native to North America, but only the four listed here are available commercially.’
- ‘Plant coneflower in a sunny location that has well-drained, fertile soil.’
- ‘Known as gloriosa daisy, coneflower and black-eyed Susan, this favorite North American native species blooms nonstop - even in partial shade - from midsummer until frost.’
- ‘Common examples of perennial flowers are purple coneflower, lance-leaf coreopsis, dame's rocket and daisy.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.