Rogation flower

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rogation flower (Bot) a European species of milkwort (Polygala vulgaris); -- so called from its former use for garlands in Rogation week.
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Usage

In literature:

A plant termed in this country Gang Flower is the same as Rogation Flower, recalling the perambulation of parishes on one of those days.
"Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853" by Various
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