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 for Bellis perennis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Marguerite \Mar"gue*rite\, n. [F., a pearl, a daisy. See
     Margarite.] (Bot.)
     The daisy ({Bellis perennis). The name is often applied also
     to the ox-eye daisy and to the China aster. --Longfellow.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daisy \Dai"sy\ (d[=a]"z[y^]), n.; pl. Daisies (d[=a]"z[i^]z).
     [OE. dayesye, AS. d[ae]ges-e['a]ge day's eye, daisy. See
     Day, and Eye.] (Bot.)
     (a) A genus of low herbs ({Bellis), belonging to the family
         Composit[ae]. The common English and classical daisy is
         Bellis perennis, which has a yellow disk and white or
         pinkish rays.
     (b) The whiteweed ({Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant
         commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also
         oxeye daisy. See Whiteweed.
         [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The word daisy is also used for composite plants of
           other genera, as Erigeron, or fleabane.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Michaelmas daisy (Bot.), any plant of the genus Aster, of
        which there are many species.
  
     Oxeye daisy (Bot.), the whiteweed. See Daisy
     (b) .
         [1913 Webster] daisybush

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Bellis perennis
      n 1: low-growing Eurasian plant with yellow central disc flowers
           and pinkish-white outer ray flowers [syn: common daisy,
           English daisy, Bellis perennis]

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