Oxeye Daisy

BC Min Agr

Plant Bio

Common Name:Oxeye daisy
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Chrysanthemum
Species:leucanthemum
Classification/Rank:Very Invasive
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:• wide distribution in the region and very abundant in some areas. • some private pastures and crown range are experiencing serious forage losses. • large portions of the Cassiar area are still relatively free and it may be possible and beneficial to develop a containment program

Description

• perennial herb from a creeping rhizome that grows 0.2 to 0.8 m tall
• basal leaves alternate, egg-shaped to spoon-shaped, stalked, pinnately lobed or toothed; stem leaves reduced becoming unstalked and nearly entire upwards
• stems erect, solitary to several, sparingly branched, smooth, sage-like odour
• ray flowers white, disk flowers yellow

News

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posted: July 14, 2017
Attend the BC Northern Exhibition for free!

The Northwest Invasive Plant Council will have an Information Booth at this year's BCNE, and we're looking for volunteers to help out.

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posted: July 7, 2017
Invaders! Invasive Species in BC

Watch this short video from the Province about invasive species and their impacts on BC - Invaders! Invasive Species in BC