Wild Flowers Of Strathclyde Park
name of this familiar and somewhat underrated flower derives from its likeness
to a small sun - day's eye. Its scientific name Bellis means beautiful.
Chaucer thought that it was the only flower that would "soften all
my sorrow" while to Shelley it was "the constellated flower that
It was once boiled in asses milk and used for a treatment for consumption.