Asteraceae
Leucanthemum vulgare

Oxeye Daisy

Erect, smells somewhat like chrysanthemums. Stems many, seldom branched, from creeping root. Basal leaves with petioles, pinnately lobed and toothed; stem leaves becoming smaller and sessile. Flower head 1 per stem, 1–1 1/4 in. across, with fewer than 22 white ray flowers and many yellow disk flowers. Grows in pastures, meadows, clearings, roadsides, at low to mid-elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--3 feet
  • Habitat: Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Disturbed
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: No