Bellis perennis

Common Name: 
english daisy
Scientific Name: 
Bellis perennis L.
Family Name: 
Asteraceae (Compositae) - Aster or Sunflower Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed and rhizomes that form a dense mat
reproductive (scapes), green, solitary and unbranched, leafless
Stems of English Daisy
Stems of English Daisy
Stems of English Daisy
basal rosette; elliptic to oval or round, toothed to sometimes entire, leaf base narrow to winged petiole – spoon shaped leaves
Leaves of English Daisy
Leaves of English Daisy
heads of white ray (ligulate) and golden-yellow disk (tubulate) florets; solitary of leafless scapes
Flowers of English Daisy