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Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy
Scientific Name: Leucanthemum vulgare Lam.
Synonym: Leucanthemum leucanthemum, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
Family: Asteraceae
Ox-eye Daisy, Common Daisy (Leucanthemum  vulgare)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 518. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 6-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Herbaceous perennial, up to 2 feet tall (60 cm), 18 inches spread (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate to low water

Propagation: Seeds, self-seed can become a weed

Considered a noxious weeds for some wild areas of the country, officially a weed in Montana, Colorado.

Blooming Habits:
White flowers with yellow center, late May to August, with a second blooming period in the fall depending on the area. Deadhead the spent flowers, to improve the look of the plant, help with more flowers, and prevent self-seeding. Removing the complete flower stalk decreases the amount of flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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