Oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)

Oxeye daisyOxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) is one of those summer flowers that’s so common we sometimes forget to stop and admire it.  It’s a member of the Asteraceae family.  The flower heads consist of yellow disk florets in the center and white ray florets around the circumference.

Oxeye daisyAfter blooming, the flower heads become seed heads.  Oxeye daisy continues growing, blooming and developing seeds throughout the summer.

Oxeye daisyThe leaves have an interesting — almost indescribable — shape.  (And they are edible!)

Oxeye daisyWatch this video to learn about Oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) in all seasons of the year and to discover its two methods of reproduction.


(Here’s the same video as posted on YouTube.)

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