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:

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short

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


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image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_chle80_001_lvd

        

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

Gill Newberry    gn04_l_leaves

April        

Any daisylike flower abundant in any meadow is almost sure to be Ox-eye, per All About Weeds.

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

Gill Newberry    gn04_leucanthemum_head

April        

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

Gill Newberry    gn05_c_leucanthemum

May        

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

Gill Newberry    gn05_c_oxeye_daisy

May        

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

JK Marlow    jkm0405z_11

May    Greenville County    SC

Field

A flat, bright yellow disk and 15-30 white rays, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

JK Marlow    jkm150509_987

May    Dawson County    GA

Dawson Forest WMA

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

Tim Spira    tps_cleucanthemum2

May        

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

JK Marlow    jkm140621_135

June    Oconee County    SC

Foothills Trail

Involucral bracts often w a dark line inside the hyaline [translucent] margin, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_l_vulgare_oxeye_daisy

June        

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

JK Marlow    jkm060710_093

July    Tucker County    WV

Monongahela National Forest

Leaves narrowly oblanceolate in outline, coarsely and irregularly lobed, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_leucanthemum_vulgare

October        

image of Leucanthemum vulgare, Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy

JK Marlow    jkm181119_5988

November    McCormick County    SC

Parks Mill

Basal leaf petioles 10-30(-120)mm, expanding into obovate to spatulate blades, per Flora of North America.