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ox eye

Buphthalmos A progressively enlarged eye most commonly seen in children with congenital glaucoma; over time, the head of the optic nerve undergoes cupping and atrophy, resulting in blindness. Cf Bull's eye.
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What puzzles me is why local councils are sectioning off sections of the A55,causing traffic disruptions on a road which is already heavily disrupted by road works, to strim these mini meadow verges?This strimming means cutting down beautiful white masses of ox eye daisy's and other wild flowers.
Next spring and summer the site will be ablaze with colour from 12 different species of flowers including crocuses, dog violets, bluebells, summer snowflakes, ragged robin and ox eye daisies.
Plants such as Cornfield Marigold, Ox Eye Daisy, Teasel and Red Campion will be sown.