Irish wildflowers





Ox-eye Daisy
Leucanthemum vulgare
Noínín mor
Family: Asteraceae

Flowering: June-September. Perennial. Native.

Solitary large white flowers, yellow centres, on long, erect stems.
Basal rosette of stalked leaves, slightly toothed, spoon-shaped. Stalk-less stem leaves, oblong-lanceolate. Hairless or sparsely hairy plant. Height: 20-70cm

Abundant on roadsides, dry grassland, waste ground.

Similar flower: Daisy, Bellis perennis
     



Photographs above: June 2006 Co.Cork.

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