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dayflower

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb native to Asia, which is diuretic and has been used for diarrhoea, flu, urinary infections and sore throats.
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Despite being called a weed and memorializing someone's lack of accomplishment, dayflowers keep good company.
Spiderworts look much like dayflowers, except the flowers are larger and have only two petals.
In a study of blue dayflowers, cornflowers, and salvia, the researchers also found that metal ions can interact with anthocyanin pigments to stabilize a flower's blue hue, Yoshida told Science News.