Mystery plant 088

This naturalized plant grows throughout North America. When you can identify it, leave a comment with its common and scientific names, along with any personal story you may have about the plant.


Plant in spring




Flower bud


Ray flowers opening


Ray and disk flowers in flower head


Group of blooming plants


Dying flower heads


ANSWER (subsequently added to this post to facilitate the “search” function for these images): Oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)

Also, read the blog post and watch the plant portrait video for Oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare).

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12 Responses to Mystery plant 088

  1. Jennifer Prichard says:

    Ox-eye Daisy
    Leucanthemum vulgare

  2. Renee says:

    Leucanthemum Vulgare
    AKA: Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum
    AKA: Ox-Eye Daisy

    Just a guess… :0)

  3. Sarah says:

    Possibly an ox-eye daisy.

  4. Jody Pratt says:

    Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L. common name is

  5. Jody Pratt says:

    sorry that should have said OX EYE..

  6. Josh Fecteau says:

    Ox-eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare). I enjoyed sprinkling the flower petals on salads, and eating the edible leaves of this plant.

  7. Angie Webster says:

    Is it an ox-eye daisy, or Leucanthemum vulgar? One of my favorite things to see when I go for nature walks! Bees and butterflies seem to love them, too.

  8. Elizabeth Carver says:

    Oxe eye daisy

  9. That is a daisy.The whole plant is edible!

  10. Angelyn says:

    Yes, this is Oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare). I’ve eaten the leaves and enjoy their mild flavor. I haven’t tasted the flowers before. . . and I plan to do that soon.

  11. Ambrosia Lynn says:

    Amazing! I have been trying to identify this herb for months now. It’s all over my front yard. I’m excited to learn more about it. Thank you all 🙂

  12. Lydia says:

    My favorite flower! The ox eyed daisy!

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