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Shasta daisy

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  1. any of several horticultural varieties of Chrysanthemum superbum, having large, white, daisylike flowers.

Origin of Shasta daisy

1890–95, Americanism; named after Mt. Shasta
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British Dictionary definitions for shasta daisy

Shasta daisy

  1. a Pyrenean plant, Chrysanthemum maximum, widely cultivated for its large white daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)

Word Origin

named after Mount Shasta in California
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