Oxeye Daisy

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum

Growth Habitat: Perennial, erect up to 2 feet tall.

Leaves: 2-5 inches long, leaves reduce in size upward on the stem.

Stems: Glabrous to slightly pubescent.

Flowers: One per stem, 1-1/2 inches wide, white petals with yellow centers.

Roots: Shallow, branched rhizomes, and strong adventitious roots.

Seeds: Produces up to 26,000 seeds per plant, viable up to 6 years.

Reproduces: By seed and vegetatively along a rhizome.

Habitat: Found in meadows, roadsides, native grasslands, pastures, and waste places.