thoroughwort


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Synonyms for thoroughwort

perennial herb of southeastern United States having white-rayed flower heads

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The whole couplet structurally emulates the sixth of the "Nineteen Old Poems": "I trekked across the river to collect lotus; in the thoroughwort marsh, fragrant herbs grew in bounty" (24) Zhu Xi replaces "fragrant herbs" with "secluded thoroughwort," the flower worn by the protagonist in Lisao as symbol of his unappreciated virtue.
Inconspicuous by a scented crush of hidden thoroughwort --
For example, the zhu-deer is the sambar (Cervus unicolor), not the elaphure (Elaphurus davidianus, which is actually the mi); the miwu-plant is selinea (Selinum selinum), not lovage (Ligusticum levisticum); the hui-plant is sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum), not identifiable with the so-called "orchid" or Chinese thoroughwort (i.