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Ox-eye Daisy
Leucanthemun vulgare
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Also known as - Dog Daisy, Field Daisy, Marguerite, Moon Penny, Poor-land Flower, Poverty Weed, White Daisy, White-weed.

Latin synonyms - Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Not native to Alberta. Perennial. Noxious weed.

General Description

By Lisa Flaman

Introduced from Eurasia. Common. Noxious weed. Stems, in patches, erect, unbranched, 2-8dm tall. Leaves, alternate; fleshy; dark green; round-toothed; basal, long-stalked, oblong-lance-like, pinnately-toothed, 4-15cm long; unstalked stem leaves. Flowerheads, solitary, on long stems, with many white ray florets, 10-15mm long; disc florets yellow; about 4cm broad; blossoms resemble Scentless Chamomile, Matricaria perfoliata; May-Sept. Fruit, seeds, 1-2mm long. Habitat: roadsides, fields, lawns, disturbed areas.

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Recent Ox-eye Daisy Reports in Alberta


Abundance Location Reporter Date
Present Fairview Escarpment Blake 2011/07/13
Present Fairview Escarpment Blake 2011/06/15
Present Yellowhead County Blake 2010/07/28
Present Fairview Escarpment Blake 2010/07/12
Present Fairview Escarpment Blake 2010/07/06

Ox-eye Daisy Hotspots in Alberta

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