Ox-eye Daisy

An ox-eye daisy
flowering amongst the weeds.
I leave it alone.

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7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. c m wilson
    Aug 17, 2012 @ 18:54:48

    The same thing happened to me!

    Reply

  2. JulesPaige
    Aug 17, 2012 @ 19:43:19

    Aha – I looked up Ox Eyed-daisy, by another name she’s a Black-eyed Susan. I wonder how the name changed?

    Nice verse. 🙂

    Reply

    • Libby
      Aug 18, 2012 @ 13:40:19

      Not a name I associate with it here Jules, doesn’t the Black-eyed Susan have a black centre and yellow petals? Perhaps your Ox-eye Daisy is different to ours. Here it is also know as Dog Daisy and in Scotland where Daisies are know as Gowan I believe it is known as Horse-Gowan. The English Ox-eye Daisy has a yellow centre and white petals.

      Reply

  3. Rosemary Nissen-Wade (@SnakyPoet)
    Aug 17, 2012 @ 21:01:31

    Quite right! 🙂

    Reply

  4. purehaiku
    Aug 22, 2012 @ 11:57:19

    how lovely! this is the flower on my blogsite and I’ve posted Claudia’s haiku about it there today….

    Reply

  5. Catherine van Vliet-Saivres
    Sep 11, 2012 @ 20:30:54

    I would have done the same, Libby!

    Reply

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