|Scientific Name||Leucanthemum vulgare||USDA PLANTS Symbol||LEVU|
|Common Name||Oxeye Daisy||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||37903|
|Description||Habitat: Wide variety of soils; disturbed places, meadows, seeps, clearings; widespread introduced species.
Plant: Colony-forming perennial 1 to 3 feet high with simple or branched, hairless stems.
Leaves: Basal leaves petiolate, obovate to spatulate, up to 4-3/4 inches long, with lobed edges; stem leaves sessile and smaller.
Inflorescence: Large composite flowers about 2 inches across, 15 to 30 white rays and yellow to yellow-green disk florets; center of disk is dented early becoming domed; green phyllaries with dark edges.
Bloom Period: April to September.
References: American Southwest and SW Colorado Wildflowers.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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