Oxeye Daisy

Leucanthemum vulgare

Summary 3

Leucanthemum vulgare, commonly known as the ox-eye daisy, oxeye daisy, dog daisy and other common names, is a widespread flowering plant native to Europe and the temperate regions of Asia, and an introduced plant to North America, Australia and New Zealand.

How to recognize it? 4

Numerous stems each with single, showy, white daisy flower. Spoon shaped, toothed lower leaves. Lance shaped leaves are long, lobed and glossy. Upper leaves are more toothed. Grow to 1m (3.3 ft).

Observations in Banff National Park 5

2020-21: https://inaturalist.ca/observations?project_id=69401&taxon_id=56057&place_id=any&verifiable=any
2019-20: https://inaturalist.ca/observations?project_id=38602&taxon_id=56057&place_id=any&verifiable=any

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  1. (c) Joan Knapp, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND), uploaded by Joan Knapp
  2. (c) bioblitzbanff, all rights reserved
  3. Adapted by bioblitzbanff from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucanthemum_vulgare
  4. (c) bioblitzbanff, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  5. (c) metallyza, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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