Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Common Name: 
oxeye daisy, field daisy
Scientific Name: 
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L., syn.    syn.  Leucanthemum
Family Name: 
Asteraceae (Compositae) - Aster or Sunflower Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed and rhizomes
upright, basal, unbranched or branched above, hairless, angled edges
Stems of Oxeye Daisy
Stems of Oxeye Daisy
basal rosette, petioled; stem leaves alternate, sessile; all leaves hairless, rounded toothed or lobed, wider near tip, base tapered, smaller above
heads of 20-30 white rays (ligulate) florets around center of yellow disk (tubulate) florets; solitary, terminal
Flowers of Oxeye Daisy
Flowers of Oxeye Daisy