- a mat-forming garden plant, Cerastium tomentosum, of the pink family, native to Italy, having white flowers and numerous narrow, white, woolly leaves in large patches, growing in sand.
Origin of snow-in-summer
First recorded in 1885–90
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- another name for dusty miller (def. 1)
C19: so called from the appearance of its flowers