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

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