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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FIVE-FACES, Moschatel, Adoxa moschatellina, so called from the number of flowers on the terminal heads.Bnff. 1918 Trans. Bnff. Field Club 32:
The peculiar little herb called Moscatel, known locally as “Five-faces,” or “The Clock.”

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