Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Look for it in fields, roadsides, pastures, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2009

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Leucanthemum vulgare   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Leucanthemum vulgare   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-82-001:
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Leucanthemum leucanthemum

 

COMMON NAME:
Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy