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The birth flower for March is the Daffodil. The Daffodil originated in the western European countries like Spain, Portugal, Germany, England and Wales.


Origin of Name:
The scientific name for Daffodil is 'Narcissus pseudonarcissus'. The other common names are 'wild Daffodil' and 'Lent Lily'. The Latin name for the Daffodil is 'Narcissus', which is also referred to as 'Jonquils' in North America.


Symbolic Meaning:
The Daffodil, since it marks the beginning of spring season every year, is considered as a symbol for a new and fresh start. It also stands for true admiration and respect. It carries a meaning of hope and rebirth for many people. It also symbolizes positive attitude, affection and sympathy.


Personality Traits:
The people with Daffodil birth flower are believed to be sincere peace-lovers. They are usually artistic and have a good sense of design too. The march born people are kind and sympathetic towards the less fortunate. These caring and loving people always try hard to resolve any kind of misunderstandings.


Significance During Events & Holidays:
The Daffodil is often worn on special holidays like Saint David's day (March 1) and Saint Patrick's day (March 17). The March birth flower is also presented to celebrate the birth of a new baby.


Interesting facts:
- National flower of Wales.
- Country flower of Gloucestershire.
- It is a poisonous flower.

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