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Scientific Name: Leucanthemum vulgare
Pronunciation: loo-KAN-thuh-mum vul-GAIR-ee
Common Name: ox-eye daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Invasive plant
Key ID Features: Herbaceous perennial. Fluted stems with reddish lines. Narrow leaves with sparsely serrate margins and a whitish surface are in alternate clusters. White ray florets have slight lobes in the ends of the petals. Bright yellow disc florets.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Irregular
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses:
Additional Info: Google
ox-eye daisy
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Obovate
Apices: Obtuse
Bases: Decurrent
Margins: Serrate
Additional Info: spoon-shaped leaves to 10 cm long

Inflorescence Type: Head (capitulum)
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Ligulate
Colour (petals): White
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Drought resistant
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