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: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report from NWIPC is now online

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
WeedsBMP App for Forage and Livestock Producers Now Available

Land owners and managers have long recognized the need to control invasive plants to limit their impacts. In May 2018, a new smartphone app...