Definition of corn marigold in English:

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corn marigold

noun

A daisy-like yellow-flowered Eurasian plant which was formerly a common weed of cornfields.
  • Chrysanthemum segetum, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • An arable area at the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens - part of the Go Wild festival - includes a crop with key colourful plants like common poppy, corn marigold and corncockle, plus some clover and a ‘game strip’ down one side.
  • There are also eight annuals including corn poppy, corn marigold and cornflower and three biannuals including the most dramatic of all wildflowers, the foxglove.
  • As well as holding a huge range of grassland wild flowers, such as ox-eye daisies, poppies, campion and corn marigold, the nursery grows plants from wetland, upland and woodland habitats.

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