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Oxeye Daisy- Leucanthemum vulagare
Plant: Slender erect perennial 20-90 cm tall, from spreading rootstock.
Leaves: Basal and alternate, 4 -15 cm long, coarsely toothed or lobed, smaller ans stalkless upwards.
Floweheads: White, 2.5-5 cm across;15-35 strap-like florets around a bright yellow, 1-2 cm button of tubular florets, with dry brown- edged bracts at the base; flowerheads single.
Blooms: May to Sept.
Fruits: 10-ribbed seed-like achenes
Habitat:: Open often disturbed sites.
Distribution: Eurasia; naturalized from Newfounland to Alaska to Texas.
Ontario Wilfflowers- 101 wayside flowers- Linda Kershaw.
Norwood Ontario Canada.